Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)– Both the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) saw downward trend in early hour of trading on Monday, the second session of the week mainly due to higher sell pressures by the investors.
DSEX, the prime index of the DSE, went down by 4.89 point or 0.11 per cent to 4488.48, after nearly 1st hour of trade when the report was filed at 11:15am.

The two other indices also saw negative trend. The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, lost 0.62 points or 0.03 per cent to 1719.87.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) shed 0.69 points or 0.06 per cent to 1086 points.

DSE turnover stood at BDT 553.76 million when the report was filed.

Of the issues traded till then, 87 advanced, 99 declined and 44 remained unchanged.

United Airways was the most traded stocks with shares worth BDT 44.55 million changing hands till then followed by BEXIMCO, Square Pharma, Summit Power, United Power Generation and Distribution Company Limited and Khulna Power Company Limited.

The port city bourse – CSE – also saw downward trend in early hour with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – losing 2.61 points to 8,331.17, also at 11:19am. Of the issues traded till then, 24 gained, 62 declined and 20 remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 60 million.