Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)-The Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) saw downward trend in early hours of trading on Tuesday amid continued political turmoil in the country.
DSEX, the prime index of the DSE, went down by 20.85 points or 0.44 percent to reach at 4,698.55 points after first 30 minutes of trade when the report was filed at 11:00am.
The two others indices also saw negative trend.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips lost 4.04 points or 0.23 percent to reach at 1,750.12 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) shed 1.42 points or 0.12 percent to stand at 1,114.29 points.
DSE turnover stands at BDT 332 million when the report was filed.
Of the issues traded till then, 25 advanced, 183 declined and 33 issues remain unchanged.
SPCCL was the most traded stocks with shares worth BDT 28 million changing hands till then followed by Lafarge Surma Cement, BSCCL, Summit Alliance Port and MJL BD.
The port city bourse – the CSE – also saw negative trend in early hours of trading with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – lost 33.70 points to stand at 8,747.39 points, also at 11:00am.
Of the issues traded till then, 11 gained, 70 declined and 12 remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 24 million.
BBN/BB/AS-03Mar15-11:20am (BST)