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 sustained the positive trend at midday.
The key index of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) advanced 14.68 points while the port city bourse, selective category index of Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) earned 17.94 points around 12:00pm.
DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went up by 14.68 points or 0.33 per cent to reach at 4,468.57 points, when the report was filed at 12:42pm.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, gained 7.70 points or 0.45 per cent to stand at 1,717.28 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also advanced 5.13 points or 0.47 per cent to reach at 1,085.53 points.
DSE turnover stands at BDT 1.57 billion when the report was filed at 12:42pm.
Of the issues traded till then, 160 advanced, 84 declined and 55 issues remained unchanged.
Sinobangla Industries was the most traded stocks till then with shares BDT 121 million changing hands followed by LankaBangla Finance, CMC Kamal, Orion Pharma, IFAD Autos Limited and Premier Cement Mills Limited.
The port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) also saw positive trend with its Selective Category Index- CSCX– advancing 17.94 points to stand at 8,347.23 points, also at 12:38pm.
Of the issues traded till then, 101 gained, 57 declined 37 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 91.14 million.