Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)-Bangladesh’s stocks continued its upward trend after witnessing early hour on Tuesday, the third 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 28.81 points while the port city bourse, selective category index of Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) earned 50.19 points around 12:30pm.
DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went up by 28.81 points or 0.67 per cent to stand at 4,317.46 points, when the report was filed at 12:33pm.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, advanced 20.44 points or 1.23 per cent to reach at 1,686.89 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) gained 7.25 points or 0.69 per cent to reach at 1,060.47 points.
However, DSE turnover was slow as total turnover stands at BDT 1.46 billion when the report was filed at 12:33pm.
Of the issues traded till then, 156 advanced, 84 declined and 48 issues remained unchanged.
Lafarge Surma Cement ltd dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 107 million changing hands till then, followed by Doreen Power, Beximco, BSRM, Premier Cement Mills Limited and IBN Sina.
The port city bourse also saw positive trend at opening with its Selective Category Index- CSCX– advancing 50.19 points to stand at 8,086.20 points, also at 12:30pm.
Of the issues traded till then, 88 gained, 62 declined 33 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 82 million.