Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)-Bangladesh’s stocks saw mixed trend in early hour of trading on Thursday, the last trading day 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 mixed trend.
The key index of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) advanced 8.36 points, while the port city bourse, selective catagory index of Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) declined 14.83 points after 15 minutes of the day’s trading.
DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went up by 8.36 points or 0.19 per cent to stand at 4,367.76 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, advanced 5.38 points or 0.32 per cent to reach at 1,672.85 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also gained 3.12 points or 0.29 per cent to reach at 1,060.42 points.
DSE turnover stands at only BDT 267 million when the report was filed at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 79 advanced, 70 declined and 19 issues remained unchanged.
The newly listed BD National Insurance Company was the most traded stocks till then with shares BDT 36 million changing hands followed by MJL BD, Jamuna Oil, ACI and Beximco Limited.
However, the port city bourse saw downward trend amid volatility with its Selective Category Index- CSCX– shedding 14.83 points to stand at 8,134.60 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 20 gained, 36 declined 13 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 18.50 million.