Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)-Bangladesh’s stocks saw downward trend in early hour of trading on Monday, maintaining the previous week’s downturn, the opening 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, showed sliding attitude.
The key index of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) declined 12.40 points, while the port city bourse, selective catagory index of Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) dropped 0.62 point after 15 minutes of the day’s trading.
DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went down by 12.40 points or 0.29 per cent to stand at 4,183 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, fell 10.11 points or 0.62 per cent to reach at 1,602.19 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) dropped 1.67 points or 0.16 per cent to reach at 1,023.46 points.
DSE turnover stands at BDT 340 million when the report was filed at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 64 advanced, 105 declined and 22 issues remained unchanged.
MJL BD dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 80 million changing hands, followed by Linde BD, Doreen Power, IBN Sina and BRSM.
The port city bourse also saw downward trend at opening with its Selective Category Index- CSCX– shedding 0.61 points to stand at 7,849.58 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 65 gained, 22 declined 36 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 15 million.