Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed downward trend in early hour of trading on Sunday, the opening trading session of the week.
Both bourses – the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) saw negative trend till the report was filed at 10:45am.
The key index of the DSE fell 2.06 points, while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse lost 6.93 points within first 15 minutes of the day’s trading at 10:45am.
DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went down by 2.06 points or 0.04 percent to stand at 4,670.81 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The two other indices also saw downward trend. The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, fell 3.18 points or 0.18 percent to reach at 1,754.58 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) lost 0.61 points or 0.06 percent to stand at 1,117.43 points.
Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stands at BDT 483 million when the report was filed at 10:45 million, riding on Doreen Power and MJL Bangladesh.
Of the issues traded till then, 93 advanced, 79 declined and 42 issues remained unchanged.
Doreen Power dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 40 million changing hands till then, closely followed by MJL Bangladesh BDT 39 million, Argon Denim BDT 36 million, Apex Footwear BDT 35 million and C&A Textile BDT 30 million.
The port city bourse CSE also saw negative trend till then with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – falling 6.93 points to stand at 8,717.52 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 44 gained, 28 declined and 16 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 16 million.