Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed upward trend in early hour of trading on Tuesday, the third session of the week, as some investors continued on buying spree.
Both bourses – the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) saw positive trend till filed the report at 10:45am.
The key index of the DSE advanced 12.60 points, while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse gained 23.78 points within first 15 minutes of the day’s trading at 10:45am.
DHAKA STOCK EXCHANGE:
DSEX, the benchmark index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went up by 12.60 points or 0.25 percent to stand at 4,954.25 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The two other indices also saw positive trend. The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, advanced 5.40 points or 0.30 percent to reach at 1,802.23 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) rose 4.47 points or 0.38 percent to stand at 1,171.73 points.
Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stands at BDT 787 million when the report was filed at 10:45 million, riding on Emerald Oil Industries and CMC Kamal.
Of the issues traded till then, 126 advanced, 47 declined and 32 issues remained unchanged.
Emerald Oil dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 71 million changing hands till then, followed by CMC Kamal BDT 48 million, Olympic Accessories BDT 41 million, Daffodil Computers BDT 40 million and Bangladesh Building Systems BDT 31 million.
CHITTAGONG STOCK EXCHANGE:
The port city bourse CSE also saw positive trend till then with its Selective Category Index – CSCX –advancing 23.78 points to stand at 9,240.16 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 50 gained, 14 declined and 10 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 31 million.