Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed negative trend in early hour of trading on Wednesday, the fifth trading session of the week.
Both bourses – the premier bourse Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the port city bourse Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) saw marginal fall when filed the report at 10:45am.
The key index of the DSE fell 2.98 points, while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse declined 0.11 points within 15 minutes of the day’s trading at 10:45am.
DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went down by 2.98 points or 0.06 percent to stand at 4,553.95 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
However, two other indices saw positive trend till then. The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, advanced 0.63 points or 0.04 percent to reach at 1,781.94 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also gained 0.71 points or 0.06 percent to reach at 1,115.70 points.
DSE turnover stands at BDT 182 million when the report was filed at 10:45am, riding on Heidelberg Cement and Shahjibazar Power Company.
Of the issues traded till then, 59 advanced, 68 declined and 56 issues remained unchanged.
Heidelberg Cement dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 25 million changing hands till then, followed by Shahjibazar Power, BDCOM, KDS Accessories and GP.
The port city bourse CSE also saw marginal fall till then with its Selective Category Index- CSCX–losing 0.11 points to stand at 8,524.11 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 18 advanced, 29 declined 13 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 12 million.