Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)-Bangladesh’s stocks closed higher on Wednesday, the fourth treding session of the week.
Both the Dhaka Stock Exchange, the prime bourse of Bangladesh and Chittagong Stock Exchange, the port city bourse of the country opened with a positive mood and the upbeat note sustain till end of the session.
The benchmark index of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) advanced 1.12 points while the port city bourse, the selective category index of Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) earned 13.64 points at the closing.
The benchmark index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) settled at 4,408.64 gaining to finish at 1.12 points or 0.02 per cent.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, gained 4.48 points or 0.27 per cent to finish at 1,683.35 points.
The DSE Shariah Index saw a fractional slipped 1.27 point or 0.12 per cent to close at 1,065.99 points.
DSE turnover stands at BDT 3.90 billion at the closing.
Of the issues traded till then, 120 advanced, 141 declined and 55 issues remained unchanged.
Jamuna Oil Company Limited dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 226 million changing hands followed by Aman Feed Limited, MJL Bangladesh Limited, Doreen Power Generations and Systems Limited, LankaBangla Finance ltd and Meghna Petroleum Limited.
The port city bourse Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) also closed higher with its Selective Categories Index, CSCX, gaining 13.64 points to finish at 8,246.60.
Gainers beat losers as 89 issues closed higher, 122 lower and 32 remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 244 million.