Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)-Bangladesh’s stocks continued its upward trend after witnessing early hour on Monday, the second 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 23.54 points while the port city bourse, selective category index of Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) earned 45.10 points around 12:30pm.
DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went up by 23.54 points or 0.53 per cent to stand at 4,453.82 points, when the report was filed at 12:32pm.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, also advanced 9.07 points or 0.54 per cent to stand at 1,697.71 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also gained 4.78 points or . 0.44 per cent to reach at 1,083.47 points.
DSE turnover stands at BDT 2.03 billion when the report was filed at 12:32pm.
Of the issues traded till then, 159 advanced, 87 declined and 53 issues remained unchanged.
Keya Cosmetics was the most traded stocks till then with shares BDT 154 million changing hands followed by, Emerald Oil, BSRM, Beximco Pharma, Fu-Wang Ceramic and Unique Hotel & Resorts Limited.
The port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) also saw positive trend with its Selective Category Index- CSCX– advancing 45.10 points to stand at 8331.05 points, also at 12:28pm.
Of the issues traded till then, 104 gained, 48 declined and 31 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 107 million.