Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed upward trend in early hour of trading on Wednesday, the third trading session of the week.
Both bourses – the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) saw positive trend till filed the report at 10:45am.
The key index of the DSE advanced 25.65 points, while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse gained 44.93 points within first 15 minutes of the day’s trading at 10:45am.
DHAKA STOCK EXCHANGE:
DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went up by 25.65 points or 0.53 percent to stand at 4,895.25 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The two other indices also saw upward trend. The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, advanced 8.12 points or 0.45 percent to reach at 1,793.74 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) rose 7.19 points or 0.62 percent to stand at 1,164.33 points.
Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stands at BDT 872 million when the report was filed at 10:45 million, riding on Bangladesh Building Systems.
Of the issues traded till then, 144 advanced, 26 declined and 25 issues remained unchanged.
Bangladesh Building Systems dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 282 million changing hands till then, followed by Lafarge Surma Cement BDT 67 million, Khulna Power Company BDT 41 million, Ratanpur Steels Re-rolling Mills 40 BDT million and AFC Agro Biotech BDT 31 million.
CHITTAGONG STOCK EXCHANGE:
The port city bourse CSE also saw positive trend till then with its Selective Category Index – CSCX –advancing 44.93 points to stand at 9,126.63 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 57 gained, 14 declined and 6 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 38 million.