Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed downward trend in early hour of trading on Monday, the second session of the week.
Both bourses – Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) negative trend in early trading although first five minutes was in positive territory.
After 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse fell 8.45 points while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse lost 10.36 points when the report was filing at 10:45am.
DSEX, the benchmark index of the DSE, went down by 8.45 points or 0.15 per cent to stand at 5539.83 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, lost 1.30 points or 0.06 per cent to reach at 2009.94 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) dropped 2.03 points or 0.15 per cent to stand at 1,292.75 points.
Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stands at BDT 1.16 million when the report was filed at 10:45 million.
Of the issues traded till then, 88 advanced, 117 declined and 50 issues remained unchanged.
Central Pharmaceuticals dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 79 million changing hands till then, followed by LankaBangla Finance BDT 68 million, Pacific Denims BDT 52 million, Bangladesh Building Systems BDT 46 million and Ratanpur Steel Re-rolling Mills BDT 42million.
The port city bourse CSE also saw negative trend till then with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – falling 10.36 points to stand at 10386 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 39 gained, 49 declined and 13 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 40 million.