Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed sharp rise in early hour of trading on Tuesday, maintaining the previous day’s upward movement.
Both bourses – the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) saw upward trend till filed the report at 10:45am.
The key index of the DSE advanced 28.73 points, while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse gained 43.34 points within first 15 minutes of the day’s trading at 10:45am.
DSEX, the benchmark index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went up by 28.73 points or 0.54 per cent to stand at 5,148.19 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The two other indices also saw upward trend.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, jumped 12.97 points or 0.70 per cent to reach at 1,854.48 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) rose 5.64 points or 0.46 per cent to stand at 1,215.32 points.
Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stands at BDT 1.44 billion when the report was filed at 10:45 million, riding on DESCO and Beximco.
Of the issues traded till then, 172 advanced, 40 declined and 38 issues remained unchanged.
DESCO dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 290 million changing hands till then, followed by Beximco BDT 147 million, Bangladesh Building Systems BDT 48 million, Samorita Hospital BDT 41 million and AFC Agro Biotech BDT 40 million.
The port city bourse CSE also saw upward trend till then with its Selective Category Index – CSCX –advancing 43.34 points to stand at 9,579.73 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 70 gained, 17 declined and 4 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 45 million.