Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed upward trend in early hour of trading on Monday, the second session of the week.
Both bourses – Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) saw positive trend in early trading.
After 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced 26.34 points while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse rose 40.10 points when the report was filing at 10:45am.
DSEX, the benchmark index of the DSE, went up by 26.34 points or 0.49 per cent to stand at 5349.21 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The two other indices also saw positive trend till then.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, advanced 8.72 points or 0.44 percent to reach at 1961.13 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) gained 4.22 points or 0.34 per cent to stand at 1,253.58 points.
Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stands at BDT 512 million when the report was filed at 10:45 million, riding on LankaBangla Finance and Appollo Ispat Complex.
Of the issues traded till then, 156 advanced, 23 declined and 23 issues remained unchanged.
LankaBangla Finance dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 85 million changing hands till then, followed by Appollo Ispat BDT 49 million, ACI Formulations BDT 48 million, Saif Powertec BDT 26 million and Islami Bank BDT 24 million.
The port city bourse CSE also saw upward trend till then with its Selective Category Index – CSCX –gaining 40.10 points to stand at 10007.53 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 54 gained, 12 declined and 7 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 25 million.