Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)-Bangladesh’s stocks opened with a negative trend on Thursday, the last trading session of the week.
Both the market, the Dhaka Stock Exchange, the prime bourse of Bangladesh, and Chittagong Stock Exchange, the port city bourse of the country, nosedived at the beginning with volatility.
The key index of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) declined 5.92 points while the port city bourse Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) dropped 0.91 points after 15 minutes of the day’s trading.
DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went down by 5.92 points or 0.13 per cent to at 4,567.41 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, lost 4.71 points or 0.26 per cent to stand at 1,742.40 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) shed 1.74 points or 0.15 per cent to reach at 1,107.12 points.
DSE turnover stands at only BDT 163 million when the report was filed at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 60 advanced, 59 declined and 37 issues remained unchanged.
RAK Ceramics was the most traded stocks till then with shares BDT 19 million changing hands followed by Appollo Ispat, IT Consultants, Gemini Sea Food and City Bank.
The port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) also saw negative trend with its Selective Category Index- CSCX –shedding 0.91 points to stand at 8,561.10 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 19 gained, 20 declined 9 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 17 million.