Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)-Bangladesh’s stocks ended higher for the two consecutive sessions on Wednesday with high as optimistic investors continued to inject fresh fund into the market.
Both the Dhaka Stock Exchange, the prime bourse of Bangladesh and Chittagong Stock Exchange, the port city bourse of the country opened with a positive mood and the upward trend sustain till end of the session.
The key index of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) advanced 36.55 points while the port city bourse Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) earned 53.61 points after 15 minutes of the day’s trading.
DHAKA STOCK EXCHANGE:
The prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) went up by 36.55 points or 0.78 per cent to close at 4,679.80 points.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, gained 10.91 points or 0.62 per cent to finish at 1,774.99.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) advanced 10.33 points or 0.92 per cent to close at 1,128.66 points.
Turnover on the premier bourse amounted to BDT 6.56 billion, which was 7.7 percent higher than the previous session’s BDT 6.08 billion.
The gainers took a strong lead over the losers as out of 321 issues traded, 209 closed higher, 87 lower and 25 remained unchanged on the DSE trading floor.
United Power Generation and Distribution Company dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 364 million changing hands followed by Beximco, Beximco Pharma, Emerland Oil and IFAD Autos.
Mozaffar Hossain Spinning was the day’s best performer, posting a rise of 9.74 per cent while RN Spinning was the worst loser, plunging 4.18 per cent.
CHITTAGONG STOCK EXCHANGE:
The port city bourse Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) also closed higher with its Selective Categories Index – CSCX – rising 53.61 points to close at 8,692.15.
Gainers beat losers 154 to 61, with 28 issues remaining unchanged on the port city bourse that traded 13.29 million shares and mutual fund units with a value of BDT 405 million.