Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)-Bangladesh’s stocks continued its upward trend after witnessing early hour on Tuesday, the second trading session of the week as market was closed on Monday due to Shab-e-Barat.
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 5.80 points while the port city bourse, selective category index of Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) earned 25.19 points around 12:30pm.
DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went up by 5.80 points or 0.13 per cent to stand at 4,400.12 points, when the report was filed at 12:31pm.
Whle the DS30 index, comprising blue chips, slumped 1.06 points or 0.06 per cent to reach at 1,711.87 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) gained 1.86 points or 0.17 per cent to reach at 1,075.83 points.
DSE turnover stands at BDT 1.88 billion when the report was filed at 12:31pm.
Of the issues traded till then, 159 advanced, 95 declined and 44 issues remained unchanged.
Shahjibazar Power Company dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 73 million changing hands till then, followed by Olympic Accessories, United Power Generation & Distribution Company Ltd, Khan Brothers PP Woven Bag Industries Ltd, Lafarge Surma Cement Ltd and Linde BD.
The port city bourse also saw positive trend at opening with its Selective Category Index- CSCX– advancing 25.19 points to stand at 8,249.98 points, also at 12:30pm.
Of the issues traded till then, 92 gained, 65 declined 33 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 102 million.