Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)-Bangladesh’s stocks opened with a positive trend on Monday, the second trading session of the week.
Both the Dhaka Stock Exchange, the prime bourse of Bangladesh, and Chittagong Stock Exchange, the port city bourse of the country, experienced upward trend at the opening.
The key index of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) earned 8.29 points while the port city bourse of the country — Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) — advanced 0.63 points only after 15 minutes of the day’s trading.
DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went up by 8.29 points or 0.18 per cent to reach at 4,588.79 points, when this report was filed at 10:45am.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, advanced 1.58 points or 0.09 per cent to stand at 1,749.47 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) rose 1.79 points or 0.16 per cent to reach at 1,113.80.
DSE turnover stands at BDT 201 million when this report was filed at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 119 advanced, 39 declined while 27 issues remained unchanged.
Beximco Pharma was the most traded stocks till then with shares BDT 24 million changing hands followed by Beximco, United Power Generation & Distribution Company Ltd, Northern Jute Manufacturing Co Ltd, IT Consultants Limited and Emerald Oil Industries Ltd.
The port city bourse- the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) – also saw positive trend with its Selective Category Index- CSCX- advancing 0.63 points to stand at 8,559.95 points, also when this report was filed at 10:45am.
Though the Selective Category Index of the port city bourse gained, but the other index of the CSE like – CSE30 and CASPI witnessed negative mood at the opening.
Of the issues traded till then, 14 gained, 10 declined and six issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 61 million.