Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed upward trend in early hour of trading on Thursday, maintaining the previous day’s upward trend.
Both bourses – the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) – witnessed upward trend till the report was filed at 10:45am.
The key index of the DSE advanced 14.90 points, while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse rose 14.74 points within first 15 minutes of the day’s trading at 10:45am.
DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went up by 14.90 points or 0.31 percent to stand at 4,816.14 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, advanced 4.55 points or 0.25 percent to reach at 1,779.89 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) rose 3.62 points or 0.32 percent to stand at 1,144.21 points.
Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stands at BDT 632 million when the report was filed at 10:45 million, riding on Lafarge Surma Cement.
Of the issues traded till then, 137 advanced, 20 declined and 25 issues remained unchanged.
Lafarge Surma Cement dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 57 million changing hands till then, closely followed by Peninsula BDT 47 million, Olympic Accessories BDT 46 million, Bangladesh Building Systems BDT 45 million and National Tubes BDT 37 million.
The port city bourse CSE also saw upward trend till then with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – advancing 14.74 points to stand at 9,002.48 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 50 gained, 16 declined and 9 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 30 million.