Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)-Bangladesh’s stocks saw downward trend in early hours of trading on Thursday amid no improvement in the political front.
DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went down by 8.10 points or 0.17 percent to reach at 4,673.43 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 4.38 points or 0.25 percent to reach at 1,733.33 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) shed 0.34 points or 0.03 percent to stand at 1,110.75 points.
DSE turnover stands at BDT 392 million when the report was filed.
Of the issues traded till then, 79 advanced, 62 declined and 38 issues remain unchanged.
Shasha Denims, which made debut today, was the most traded stocks with shares worth BDT 154.15 million changing hands till then followed by SPCL, SIBL, Tung Hai Knitting and Summit Alliance Port.
The port city bourse – the CSE – also saw downward trend in early hours of trading with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – lost 17.08 points to stand at 8,705.92 points, also at 11:00am.
Of the issues traded till then, 22 gained, 38 declined and 8 remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 49.46 million.
BBN/BB/AS-05Mar15-11:20am (BST)