Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)-Bangladesh’s stocks continued its upward trend after witnessing early hour on Monday, the second trading session of the week.
Both the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), the prime bourse of Bangladesh, and Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE), the port city bourse of the country, opened with a positive note when the market opened at 10:30am and hold the positive trend at midday.
The key index of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) advanced 0.47 points while the port city bourse, selective category index of Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) earned 14.36 points around 12:30pm.
DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went up by 0.47 points or 0.01 per cent to stand at 4,338.71 points, when the report was filed at 12:34pm.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, advanced 0.40 points or 0.02 per cent to reach at 1,663.92 points.
While the DSE Shariah Index (DSES) dropped 0.80 point or 0.08 per cent to reach at 1,056.69 points.
DSE turnover stands at BDT 1.54 billion when the report was filed at 12:34pm.
Of the issues traded till then, 104 advanced, 142 declined and 49 issues remained unchanged.
The state-run fuel and power companies dominating the turnover chart as Jamuna Oil was the most traded stocks till then with shares BDT 142 million changing hands, followed by MJL BD, Meghna Petroleum, ACI, Power Grid Company of Bangladesh Ltd and BSRM.
The port city bourse also saw upward trend at opening with its Selective Category Index- CSCX– advancing 14.36 points to stand at 8,117.06 points, also at 12:31pm.
Of the issues traded till then, 80 gained, 84 declined 23 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 79 million.