Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)-Bangladesh’s stocks extended its downward trend to the midday that began at the opening on Tuesday.
Both the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), the prime bourse of Bangladesh, and Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE), the port city bourse of the country, began the day with negative trend in the third trading day of the week.
Of the three indices of DSE the DS30 and DSES showed negative points while the DSEX were positive and the five indices of CSE, the CSI held the positive indicator while the four others were negative at midday session.
The key index of Dhaka Stock Exchange earned 5.80 points while the selective category index of Chittagong Stock Exchange sheds 9.41 points when this report was updated around 12:30pm.
DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went up by 5.80 points or 0.13 per cent to stand at 4,417.20 points, when the report was filed at 12:31pm.
However the DS30 index, comprising blue chips, earned 2.26 points or 0.13 per cent to reach at 1,736.03 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also gained 0.61 points or 0.05 per cent to reach at 1,090.30 points.
DSE turnover stands at only BDT 1.63 billion when the report was filed at 12:31pm.
Of the issues traded till then, 93 advanced, 138 declined and 63 issues remained unchanged.
Lafarge Surma Cement dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 149 million changing hands till then, followed by Khan Brothers PP Woven Bag Industries Ltd, Olympic Industries, Summit Alliance Port Ltd, Doreen power and Titas Gas.
The port city bourse also saw negative trend at opening with its Selective Category Index- CSCX– shedding 9.41 points to stand at 8,270.15 points, also at 12:28pm.
Of the issues traded till then, 37 gained, 105 declined 35 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 105 million.