Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)–Bangladesh’s both foreign exchange and money markets remained almost stable in the closing on Wednesday while the stocks market ended higher for second consecutive day.
The call rate ranged between 6.0 percent and 8.0 percent, unchanged from the previous working day, market operators said.
On the other hand, the banks quoted the dollar single rate at BDT 77.80 which was also unchanged from the previous level.
DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange, went up by 75.51 points or 1.88 percent to close at 4,089.88 points.
The two other indices also ended higher.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips gained 26.52 points or 1.74 percent to close at 1,548.68 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) rose 20.63 points or 2.08 percent to close at 1,008.56 points.
The total turnover on the DSE also improved and amounted to BDT 3.64 billion, which was 11 percent higher compared to previous session’s value of BDT 3.27 billion.
The port city bourse, Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE), also closed higher with its Selective Categories Index – CSCX – gained 149.68 points to close at 7,660.63 points.