Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed positive trend in early hour of trading on Sunday, the opening trading session of the week.
Both bourses – the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) – saw positive trend till the report was filed at 10:45am.
The key index of the DSE advanced 10.33 points, while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse gained 10.42 points within first 15 minutes of the day’s trading at 10:45am.
DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went up by 10.33 points or 0.22 percent to stand at 4,708.87 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, advanced 0.25 points or 0.01 percent to reach at 1,758.70 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) rose 1.65 points or 0.15 percent to stand at 1,124.35 points.
Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stands at BDT 578 million when the report was filed at 10:45 million, riding on AB Bank and Mithun Knitting.
Of the issues traded till then, 115 advanced, 49 declined and 44 issues remained unchanged.
AB Bank dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 77 million changing hands till then, closely followed by Mithun Knitting BDT 72 million, Dragon Sweater BDT 57 million, Quasem Drycells BDT 30 million and Doreen Power BDT 20 million.
The port city bourse CSE also saw positive trend till then with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – advancing 10.42 points to stand at 8,816.16 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 41 gained, 15 declined and 11 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 22 million.