Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)–Bangladesh’s both foreign exchange and money markets remained almost stable when the markets opened on Thursday and the stocks also opened positive.
The call rate ranged between 6.0 percent and 8.0 percent unchanged from the previous level, market operators said.
On the other hand, the banks quoted the dollar single rate at BDT 77.80 on the day unchanged from the previous level.
DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went up by 31.62 points or 0.77 percent to reach at 4,121.50 points after first 30 minutes of trade when the report was filed at 11:00am.
The two other indices also saw positive trend.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips gained 13.17 points or 0.85 percent to reach at 1,561.86 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) advanced 8.88 points or 0.88 percent to stand at 1,017.45 points.
DSE turnover stands at BDT 682 million when the report was filed.
The port city bourse – the CSE – also saw upward trend in early hours of trading with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – gained 48 points to stand at 7,708 points, also at 11:00am.