Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks kept the upward trend at midday on Tuesday as optimistic investors continued their buying spree on sectors specific stocks.
Maintaining the previous day’s upward trend, the key index of the prime bourse advanced more than 18 points within first 15 minutes of trading at 10:45am.
After 30 minutes of trading, the DSEX stands at 5406 points, advancing 21 points while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse rose 29 points when the report was filing at 11:00am.
At 12noon, the DSEX went up by 22 points while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse rose 46 points when the report was filing.
DHAKA STOCK EXCHANGE:
After one and a half hours of trading, DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) stood at 5,407 points, gaining 22 points or 0.41 percent when the report was filing at 12noon.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips also advanced 8.75 points or 0.44 percent to reach at 2003 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) rose 7.14 points or 0.57 percent to reach at 1,262 points.
Turnover, the crucial indicator of the market, stands at BDT 2.68 billion, when the report was filed at 12noon.
United Power topped the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 260 million changing hands till then, closely followed by MJL Bangladesh BDT 218 million, IFAD Autos BDT 198 million, Bangladesh Shipping Corporation BDT 89 million and Zaheen Spinning BDT 89 million.
Of the issues traded till then, 162 advanced, 86 declined and 45 issues remained unchanged on the DSE trading floor.
CHITTAGONG STOCK EXCHANGE:
The port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange – (CSE) also saw positive trend with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – advancing 46 points to stand at 10,144 points, also at 12noon.
Of the issues traded till then, 98 gained, 44 declined and 26 issues remained unchanged with BDT 290 million in turnover.
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