Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)–Bangladesh’s both foreign exchange and call money markets remained almost stable at the opening on Monday.
On the other hand, the stocks witnessed positive trend in early trading.
The call rate ranged between 5.75 per cent and 7.75 per cent against the previous range between 5.60 per cent and 7.75 per cent, market operators said.
On the other hand, the banks quoted the dollar single rate at BDT 77.80 unchanged from the previous level.
DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went up by 30.45 points or 0.71 percent to reach at 4,307.50 points after first 30 minutes of trade when the report was filed at 11:00am.
The two other indices also saw upward trend.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips gained 7.98 points or 0.49 percent to reach at 1,625.16 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) advanced 3.11 points or 0.29 percent to stand at 1,044.60 points.
DSE turnover stands at BDT 1.05 billion when the report was filed at 11:00am.
Of the issues traded till then, 156 advanced, 87 declined 20 issues remain unchanged.
The port city bourse – the CSE – also saw upward trend in early hours of trading with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – gained 43.77 points to stand at 8,054.65 points, also at 11:00am.