Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed upward trend in early hour of trading on Wednesday, 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 8.40 points, while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse rose 5.52 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 8.40 points or 0.17 percent to stand at 4,801.71 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, advanced 5.65 points or 0.32 percent to reach at 1,773.71 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) rose 3.44 points or 0.30 percent to stand at 1,138.92 points.
Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stands at BDT 466 million when the report was filed at 10:45 million, riding on Lafarge Surma Cement and Golden Harvest Agro Industries.
Of the issues traded till then, 112 advanced, 58 declined and 35 issues remained unchanged.
Lafarge Surma Cement dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 72 million changing hands till then, closely followed by Golden Harvest Agro Industries BDT 70 million, National Tubes BDT 38 million, Bangladesh Building Systems BDT 24 million and Dragon Sweater BDT 18 million.
The port city bourse CSE also saw upward trend till then with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – advancing 5.52 points to stand at 8,993.04 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 33 gained, 32 declined and 8 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT27 million.