#‎BangladeshStocks‬ down at opening
Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)-The Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) saw downward trend in early hours of trading on Monday, amid ongoing volatility in the political arena.
DSEX, the prime index of the DSE, went down by 8.19 points or 0.16 percent to reach at 4,822.98 points after first 30 minutes of trade when the report was filed at 11:00am.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips lost 3.93 points or 0.21 percent to reach at 1,800.96 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) shed 1.85 points or 0.16 percent to stand at 1,145.26 points.
DSE turnover stands at BDT 270 million when the report was filed.
Of the issues traded till then, 65 advanced, 112 declined and 48 issues remain unchanged.
Beximco Limited was the most traded stocks with shares worth BDT 18 million changing hands till then followed by Bangas, IFAD Autos, Western Marine and National Feed Mills.
The port city bourse – the CSE – also saw downturn trend in early hours of trading with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – lost 9.48 points to stand at 8,957.56 points, also at 11:00am.
Of the issues traded till then, 32 gained, 54 declined and 15 remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 24 million.
BBN/BB/AD-16Feb15-11:10am (BST)