Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks saw negative trend in early hour of trading on Wednesday, the fourth session of the week.
Both the Dhaka Stock Exchange, the prime bourse of the Bangladesh, and Chittagong Stock Exchange, the port city bourse of the country, nosedived.
Key index of Dhaka Stock Exchange dipped 4.62 points while the selective index of Chittagong Stock Exchange plunged 5.26 points after first 15 minutes of the day’s trading.
After 15 minutes of the day’s trading, DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went down by 4.62 points or 0.10 percent to reach at 4,546.89, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, lost 1.63 points or 0.09 per cent to stand at 1,726.91.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) shed 1.78 points or 0.16 percent to reach at 1,094.04.
DSE turnover stood at only BDT 196 million when the report was filed at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 55 advanced, 74 declined and 31 issues remained unchanged.
KDS Accessories was the most traded stocks till then with shares BDT 20 million changing hands followed by BSCCL, Premier Cement, IFAD Autos and Aman Feed.
The port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) – saw downward trend with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – losing 5.26 points to stand at 8,462.90, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 16 gained, 17 declined and 5 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 7.96 million.