Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)-Bangladesh’s stocks turned positive after witnessing early hour downward movement on Wednesday, the fourth trading session of the week.
Both the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), the prime bourse of Bangladesh, and Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE), the port city bourse of the country, opened with a negative note when the market opened at 10:30am.
But as the time passed, the DSE and CSE to uphold the trend after two hours of trading on the fourth trading session of the week, experts said.
The key index of Dhaka Stock Exchange advanced 13.81 points while the port city bourse, selective catagory index of the Chittagong Stock Exchange earned 14.01 points around 12:30pm.
DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went up by 13.81points or 0.31 per cent to reach at 4,497.84 points, when the report was filed at 12:34pm.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, advanced 5.89 points or 0.34 per cent to stand at 1,721.29 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also shed 3.22 points or 0.29 per cent to reach at 1,092.29 points.
DSE turnover stands at BDT 264 million when the report was filed at 12:34pm.
Of the issues traded till then, 145 advanced, 101 declined and 49 issues remained unchanged.
Orion Pharma was the most traded stocks till then with shares BDT 238 million changing hands followed by LankaBangla Finance, Singer BD, IFAD Autos Limited, Summit Power Limited and Aman Feed.
The port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) also saw positive trend with its Selective Category Index- CSCX – gains 14.01 points to stand at 8,426.28 points, also at 12:28pm.
Of the issues traded till then, 90 gained, 74 declined and 27 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 19 million.