Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)-Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed roller coaster ride at midday 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, showed sliding attitude from the beginning and continued its negative trend at midday.
The key index of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) declined 10.74 points, while the port city bourse, selective catagory index of Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) dropped 15.73 points at around 12:30pm.
DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went down by 10.74 points or 0.24 per cent to reach at 4, 469.44 points, when the report was filed at 12.30pm.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, fell 7.43 points or 0.43 per cent to stand at 1,714.10 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also shed 0.33 points or 0.03 per cent to reach at 1,086.72 points.
DSE turnover stands at BDT 1.68 billion when the report was filed at 12:30pm.
Of the issues traded till then, 116 advanced, 114 declined and 61 issues remained unchanged.
Aman Feed was the most traded stocks till then with shares BDT 108 million changing hands followed by , Keya Cosmetics, BSCCL, Summit Purbanchol Power Company Limited, Orion Pharma, and BD Thai Aluminum.
The port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) also saw negative trend with its Selective Category Index- CSCX– falling 15.73 points to stand at 8,381.17 points, also at 12:26pm.
Of the issues traded till then, 72 gained, 76 declined 35 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 128 million.