Retailers trade at Dhaka Stock Exchange office. BBN file photo

Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed positive trend in early hour of trading on Monday, the second session of the week, as some optimistic investors went on buying spree.
Both the bourses – the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) – opened higher after recent sharp decline.
After 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the DSE advanced 5.95 points while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse gained 9.60 points when the report was filed at 10:45am.
DHAKA STOCK EXCHANGE:
DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went up by 5.95 points or 0.10 percent to stand at 5,444.20 points when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The two other indices also opened positive.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, advanced 1.72 points or 0.08 percent to reach at 2026.24 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also gained 0.78 points or 0.06 per cent to stand at 1,263.42 points.
Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stood at only BDT 434 million when the report was filed at 10:45 million.
LankaBangla Finance dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 46 million changing hands till then, closely followed by Regent Textile BDT 44 million, Beximco BDT 27 million, Shahjibazar Power BDT 22 million and BDCOM Online BDT 20 million.
Of the issues traded till then, 109 advanced, 41 declined and 37 issues remained unchanged.
CHITTAGONG STOCK EXCHANGE:
The port city bourse, the CSE, also open positive trend with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – advancing 9.60 points to stand at 10,224 points also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 41 gained, 20 declined and 5 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 16 million.
BBN/SS/ANS