Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)-Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed roller coaster ride at midday on Monday, the opening day of the week.
Both the Dhaka Stock Exchange, the prime bourse of Bangladesh, and Chittagong Stock Exchange, the port city bourse of the country, showed sliding attitude from the beginning and continued its negative trend at midday.
The key index of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) slipped 34.14 points, while the port city bourse, selective catagory index of Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) lost 73.10 points when the report was updated around 12:30pm.
DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went down by 34.14 points or 0.81 per cent to stand at 4,161.56 points, when the report was filed at 12:30pm.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, fell 15.75 points or 0.98 per cent to reach at 1,596.59 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) dropped 9.06 points or 0.88 per cent to reach at 1,016.08 points.
DSE turnover stands at BDT 1.34 billion when the report was filed at 12:30pm.
Of the issues traded till then, 64 advanced, 192 declined and 31 issues remained unchanged.
MJL BD dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 122 million changing hands, followed by Linde BD, Doreen Power, ACI Limited, IBN Sina and United Power Generation & Distribution Company Ltd.
The port city bourse also saw downward trend at opening with its Selective Category Index- CSCX– shedding 73.10 points to stand at 7,777.09 points, also at 12:28pm.
Of the issues traded till then, 35 gained, 125 declined 15 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 62 million.