Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed positive trend in early hour of trading on Sunday, the opening session of the week, as investors took position on sector specific stocks.
Both bourses – the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) saw positive note in early trading.
After 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced 10.53 points while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse advanced 25.64 points when the report was filing at 10:45am.
DHAKA STOCK EXCHANGE:
DSEX, the benchmark index of the DSE, went up by 10.53 points or 0.19 per cent to stand at 5601.20 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The two other indices also saw positive note.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, advanced 1.44 points or 0.07 per cent to reach at 2029.12 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also gained 3.05 points or 0.23 per cent to stand at 1,309.19 points till then.
Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stands at BDT 1.58 billion when the report was filed at 10:45 million riding on Baraka Power.
Baraka Power dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 221 million changing hands till then, followed by AFC Agro Biotech BDT 136 million, LankaBangla BDT 86 million, Eastern Housing BDT 85 million and IDLC Finance BDT 76 million.
Of the issues traded till then, 142 advanced, 55 declined and 37 issues remained unchanged.
CHITTAGONG STOCK EXCHANGE:
The port city bourse CSE also saw positive trend till then with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – advancing 25.64 points to stand at 10514.68 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 61 gained, 23 declined and 6 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 54 million.
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