Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s both foreign exchange and money markets remained almost stable while the stocks up in early hours of trading on Sunday.
The call rate ranged between 5.25 per cent and 6.75 per cent on the day unchanged from the previous level. But most of the deals were made at rates between 5.50 per cent and 6.50 per cent on the day, market operators said.
On the other hand, the banks quoted the dollar signal rate at BDT 77.80 in the last week unchanged from the previous level.
DSEX, the prime index of the DSE, rose 57.85 points or 1.25 per cent to reach at 4,649.28 points, after first 30 minutes of trade, when the report was filed at 11am.
The two other indices also saw upward trend. DS30 index, comprising blue chips, gained 21.57 points or 1.22 per cent to stand at 1,786.75 points. The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) advanced 12.39 points or 1.10 per cent to stand at 1,129.98 points.
The port city bourse – the CSE also saw sharp gain in early hour of trading with its Selective Category Index — CSCX – gained 83.35 points to stand at 8,690.51 points, also at 11am.
BBN/SSR/AD-07June15-11:15 am (BST)