Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed downward trend in early hour of trading on Monday, the second trading session of the week.
Both bourses – the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) saw negative trend till the report was filed at 10:45am.
The key index of the DSE fell 9.24 points, while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse lost 2.71 points within first 15 minutes of the day’s trading at 10:45am.
DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went down by 9.24 points or 0.19 percent to stand at 4,657.95 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, fell 2.19 points or 0.12 percent to reach at 1,752.97 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) lost 1.85 points or 0.16 percent to stand at 1,119.18 points.
Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stands at BDT 883 million when the report was filed at 10:45 million, riding on Bangladesh Building Systems.
Of the issues traded till then, 67 advanced, 95 declined and 41 issues remained unchanged.
Bangladesh Building Systems dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 127 million changing hands till then, closely followed by National Tubes BDT 116 million, Doreen Power BDT 82 million, ACME Laboratories BDT 50 million and Confidence Cement Tk 46 million.
The port city bourse CSE also saw downward trend till then with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – falling 2.71 points to stand at 8,748.06 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 23 gained, 40 declined and 10 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 48 million.