Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)-Bangladesh’s stocks continued its downward trend after witnessing early hour on Sunday, the first trading session of the week.
The key index of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) shedded 23.70 points while the port city bourse, selective category index of Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) slipped 36.53 points around over 12:30pm.
DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went down by 23.70 points or 0.53 per cent to reach at 4,449.14 points, when the report was filed at 12:44pm.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, lost 9.97 points or 0.58 per cent to stand at 1,708.72 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also slipped 3.84 points or 0.35 per cent to reach at 1,082.53 points.
DSE turnover stands at BDT 141 million when the report was filed at 12:44pm.
Of the issues traded till then, 86 advanced, 151 declined and 52 issues remained unchanged.
BSRM was the most traded stocks till then with shares BDT 174 million changing hands followed by Lafarge Surma Cement, LankaBangla Finance, Quasem Drycells, CMC Kamal and Orion Pharma.
The port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) also saw positive trend with its Selective Category Index- CSCX– declining 36.53 points to stand at 8,332.85 points, also at 12:34pm.
Of the issues traded till then, 47 gained, 102 declined, 26 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 93 million.