Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)-The Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) saw downward trend in early hours of trading on Thursday, the last session of the week amid ongoing political unrest.
DSEX, the prime index of the DSE, went down 13.51 points or 0.28 percent to reach at 4,788.75 points after first 30 minutes of trade when the report was filed at 11:00am.
The two others indices also saw negative trend.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips lost 4.73 points or 0.26 percent to reach at 1,781.44 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) shed 3.93 points or 0.34 percent to stand at 1,129.76 points.
DSE turnover stands at BDT 241 million when the report was filed.
Of the issues traded till then, 45 advanced, 94 declined and 42 issues remain unchanged.
Shahzibazar Power Company was the most traded stocks with shares worth BDT 37 million changing hands till then followed by Lafarge Surma, GP and Summit Alliance Port.
The port city bourse, the CSE, also saw negative trend in early hours of trading with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – lost 32.75 points to stand at 8,897.20 points, also at 11:00am.
Of the issues traded till then, 18 gained, 47 declined and 13 remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 16 million.
BBN/BB/AS-19Feb15-11:20am (BST)