Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed positive trend in early hour of trading on Monday, the second 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 trend in early trading amid slow movement.
After 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced 8.98 points while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse advanced 3.20 points when the report was filing at 10:45am.
DSEX, the benchmark index of the DSE, went up by 8.98 points or 0.16 per cent to stand at 5591.98 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The two other indices also saw positive note till then.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, advanced 2.41 points or 0.12 per cent to reach at 2022.83 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also gained 3.15 points or 0.24 per cent to stand at 1,312 points till then.
Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stands at BDT 1.60 billion when the report was filed at 10:45 million riding on Baraka Power and central Pharmaceuticals.
Baraka Power dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 65 million changing hands till then, followed by Central Pharmaceuticals BDT 58 million, Singer Bangladesh BDT 48 million, CMC Kamal BDT 44 million and LankaBangla BDT 33 million.
Of the issues traded till then, 121 advanced, 51 declined and 39 issues remained unchanged.
The port city bourse CSE also saw positive trend till then with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – advancing 3.20 points to stand at 10499.73 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 39 gained, 27 declined and 12 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 28 million.