Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)-Bangladesh’s stocks continued its upward trend after witnessing early hour on Thursdayday, the last trading session of the week.
Both the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), the prime bourse of Bangladesh, and Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE), the port city bourse of the country, opened with a positive note when the market opened at 10:30am and hold the positive trend at midday.
The key index of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) gained 27.91 points while the port city bourse, selective category index of Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) earned 55.20 points around 12:30pm.
DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went up by 27.91 points or 0.64 per cent to stand at 4,392.22 points, when the report was filed at 12:31pm.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, advanced 11.82 points or 0.70 per cent to reach at 1,720.37 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) gained 5.73 points or 0.53 per cent to reach at 1,077.49 points.
DSE turnover stands at BDT 2.20 billion when the report was filed at 12:31pm.
Of the issues traded till then, 198 advanced, 46 declined and 39 issues remained unchanged.
Shahjibazar Power dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 164 million changing hands till then, followed by Lafarge Surma Cement, BSRM, Emerald Oil Industries Ltd, Khan Brothers PP Woven Bag Industries Ltd, and United Power Generation & Distribution Company Ltd.
The port city bourse also saw positive trend at opening with its Selective Category Index- CSCX– surging 55.20 points to stand at 8,228.16 points, also at 12:28pm.
Of the issues traded till then, 127 gained, 32 declined 26 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 133 million.