Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks saw downward trend in early hour of trading on Tuesday, the third day of the week.
Though the market opened with positive mood, but it could not sustain the trend within 10 minutes of the trading.
The key index of Dhaka Stock Exchange, the prime bourse of Bangladesh, dipped 10.04 points while Chittagong Stock Exchange, the port city bourse of the country, shedded 9.43 points in first one hour of trading.
After more than one hour of the day’s trading, DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went down by 10.04 points or 0.22 percent to reach at 4,620.53, when this report was filed at 11:35am.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, lost 4.35 points or 0.0.25 percent to stand at 1,746.86.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) shed 1.27 points or 0.11 percent to reach at 1,108.63.
DSE turnover stands at BDT 760 million when the report was filed at 11:35am.
Of the issues traded till then, 75 advanced, 143 declined and 57 issues remained unchanged.
Lafarge Surma Cement was the most traded stocks till then with shares BDT 43 million changing hands followed by C & A Testiles Ltd, Shahjibazar Power Company Ltd, Miracle Industry, KDS Accessories Ltd and Khulna Power Company Ltd.
The port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) – also saw negative trend with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – losing 9.43 points to stand at 8,592.44 also at 11:35am.
Of the issues traded till then, 56 gained, 59 declined and 20 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 76 million.