Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)-Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed roller coaster ride at midday on Tuesday, the third trading session of the week.
Both the Dhaka Stock Exchange, the prime bourse of Bangladesh, and Chittagong Stock Exchange, the port city bourse of the country, showed sliding attitude from the beginning and continued its negative trend at midday.
The key index of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) slipped 17.12 points, while the port city bourse, selective catagory index of Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) lost 39.13 points when the report was updated around 12:30pm.
DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went down by 17.12 points or 0.38 per cent to stand at 4,425.03 points, when the report was filed at 12:32pm.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, fell 8.96 points or 0.53 per cent to stand at 1, 682.63 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also lost 5.70 points or 0. 53 per cent to reach at 1,073.45 points.
DSE turnover stands at BDT 1.44 billion when the report was filed at 12:32pm.
Of the issues traded till then, 82 advanced, 141 declined and 60 issues remained unchanged.
Square Pharmaceuticals Ltd was the most traded stocks till then with shares BDT 94 million changing hands followed by Keya Cosmetics, AFC Agro Biotech Ltd, Beximco Pharma, Alltex Industries and BRSM.
The port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) also saw negative trend with its Selective Category Index- CSCX– falling 39.13 points to stand at 8,265.69 points, also at 12:28pm.
Of the issues traded till then, 49 gained, 105 declined, 36 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 78 million.