Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)-Bangladesh’s stocks continued its upward trend after witnessing early hour on Thursday, the last 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 31.23 points while the port city bourse, selective category index of Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) earned 61.23 points around 12:30pm.
DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went up by 31.23 points or 0.71 per cent to stand at 4,445.08 points, when the report was filed at 12:30pm.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, advanced 16.10 points or 0.96 per cent to reach at 1,686.62 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also gained 7.87 points or 0.74 per cent to reach at 1,075.50 points.
DSE turnover stands at only BDT 2 billion when the report was filed at 12:30pm.
Of the issues traded till then, 162 advanced, 84 declined and 58 issues remained unchanged.
The IBN Sina was the most traded stocks till then with shares BDT 106 million changing hands followed by Power Grid Company of Bangladesh Ltd, Doreen Power, LankaBangla Finance, Keya Cosmetics and ACI Limited.
The port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) also saw positive trend till then with its Selective Category Index- CSCX– gaining 61.23 points to stand at 8,309.82 points, also at 12:29pm.
Of the issues traded till then, 101 gained, 63 declined 31 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 134 million.