Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks continued the upward trend at midday which began during the early trading week on Monday.
Both the Dhaka Stock Exchange, the key bourse of the country, and the Chittagong Stock Exchange, the port city bourse of Bangladesh, witnessed the gaining trend in the in the second session of the week.
DSEX, the benchmark index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange, went up by 23.55 points or 0.49 percent to reach at 4,791.85 after at 1:00pm when this report was filed.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, rose 20.41 points or 0.68 percent to stand at 1,831.02.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) advanced 7.70 points or 0.65 percent to reach at 1,176.87.
Meanwhile, DSE turnover stands at BDT 2.69 billion when the report was filed at 1:00pm.
Of the issues traded till then, 140 advanced, 127 declined and 46 issues remained unchanged.
BXPharma was the most traded stocks till then with shares BDT 136 million changing hands followed by Lafarge-Surma Cement, BD Thai, United Air, Squre Pharma and Ameen Feed.
The port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) – also saw upward trend with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – gained 35.06 points to stand at 8,904 at 8,875.73, also at 1:10pm.
Of the issues traded till then, 96 gained, 94 declined and 34 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 150 million.