Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)– Bangladesh’s stocks maintained the mixed trend at midday on Tuesday as investors remained active both sides of trading fence.
Following the previous day’s downturn, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) opened higher while the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) saw downward trend in early trading.
Within first 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced more than 16 points while the CSE All Share Price Index (CASPI) of port city’s bourse lost 43 points at 10:45am.
After 30 minutes of trading, the DSEX advanced 12 points while the CSE All Share Price Index (CASPI) of port city’s bourse lost 64 points at 11:00am.
After 90 minutes of trading, DSEX advanced more than 5.0 points while the CSE All Shares Price Index lost 76 points at 12:00 noon when the report was filed.
DHAKA STOCK EXCHANGE
DSEX, the prime index of the DSE stands at 5,439 points, advancing 5.82 points at 12:00 noon.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, also gained 2.18 points or to reach at 1979 points till then.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) advanced 0.91 points to stand at 1,264 points till then.
Turnover, the crucial indicator of the market, stands at BDT 2.38 billion, when the report was filed at 12:00 noon.
Ratanpur Steels was the most traded stocks till then with shares worth BDT 347 million changing hands, followed by GP BDT 143 million, Monno Ceramic BDT 89 million, Unique Hotel BDT 88 million and Paramount Textile BDT 82 million.
Of the issues traded till then, 147 advanced, 112 declined and 56 issues remained unchanged on the DSE trading floor.
CHITTAGONG STOCK EXCHANGE
However, the port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange – (CSE) saw negative trend till then with CSE All Shares Price Index of port city’s bourse– losing 76 points to stand at 16,692 points, also at 12:00 noon.
The Selective Categories Index of the port city bourse also lost 47 points to reach at 10,091 points till then.
Of the issues traded till then, 64 gained, 78 declined and 27 issues remained unchanged with BDT 95 million in turnover.