Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)-Bangladesh’s stocks continued its upward trend after witnessing early hour 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 positive note when the market opened at 10:30am and hold the positive trend at midday.
The key index of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) advanced 26.78 points while the port city bourse, selective category index of Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) earned 18.77 points around 12:30pm.
DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went up by 26.78 points or 0.62 per cent to stand at 4, 338.59 points, when the report was filed at 12:32pm.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, advanced 14.22 points or 0.87 per cent to reach at 1,645.95 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also gained 7.46 points or 0.71 per cent to reach at 1,053.53 points.
DSE turnover stands at only BDT 1.87 billion when the report was filed at 12:32pm.
Of the issues traded till then, 156 advanced, 91 declined and 49 issues remained unchanged.
KDS Accessories was the most traded stocks till then with shares BDT 220 million changing hands followed by Aman Feed Limited, The Ibn Sina, Golden Harvest Agro Industries Ltd, Keya Cosmetics and IT Consultants Limited.
The port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) also saw positive trend with its Selective Category Index- CSCX– advancing 18.77 points to stand at 8, 096.73 points, also at 12:32pm.
Of the issues traded till then, 90 gained, 69 declined 41 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 106 million.