Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed mixed trend in early hour of trading on Thursday with marginal volatility, the last trading session of the week.
The premier bourse Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) saw negative trend, while the port city bourse Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) saw positive trend when filed the report at 10:45am.
The key index of the DSE fell 5.46 points, while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse advanced 7.98 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 5.46 points or 0.12 percent to stand at 4,532.74 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The two other indices also saw negative trend till then. The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, fell 3.88 points or 0.22 percent to reach at 1,768.05 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also lost 2.83 points or 0.25 percent to reach at 1,110.30 points.
DSE turnover stands at BDT 209 million when the report was filed at 10:45am, riding on Lafarge Surma Cement and Bangladesh Shipping Corporation.
Of the issues traded till then, 81 advanced, 65 declined and 48 issues remained unchanged.
Lafarge Surma Cement dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 30 million changing hands till then, followed by Bangladesh Shipping Corporation, BSRM, National Tubes and ACME Laboratories.
However, the port city bourse CSE saw positive trend till then with its Selective Category Index- CSCX–advancing 7.98 points to stand at 8,514.65 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 21 gained, 20 declined and 14 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 10 million.