Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)-Bangladesh’s stocks witnessing the gaining trend in morning-to-midday trade Tuesday.
The market opened with optimistic note in the morning and managed to hold it to continue the yesterday’s mood.
Brokers said, investors optimism managed to hold the market.
Key index of Dhaka Stock Exchange, the prime bourse of Bangladesh, gained 34.03 points while the selective catagory index of Chittagong Stock Exchange, the port city bourse of the country, also obtained 63.70 points when this report was filed at 12:45pm.
After nearly two hours of trading, DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange stood at 4,678.66 points gaining 34.03 points or 0.73 per cent at 12:45pm.
However, the DS30 index, comprising blue chips, also obtained 11.40 points or 0.64 per cent to reach at 1,774.79.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also earned 10.29 points or 0.92 per cent to reach at 1,118.83.
Turnover on DSE stands at BDT 1.797 billion when the report was filed at 12:45pm.
Of the issues traded till then, 197advanced, 60 declined and 48 issues remained unchanged.
The Lafarge Surma Cement was remained the most traded stocks with shares BDT 155.30 million changing hands followed by Shahjibazar Power Co. Ltd, Aman Feed, Zaheen Spinning Limited, GrameenPhone and KDS Accessories Ltd.
The port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange – (CSE) also saw maintained positive trend after more than two hours of trading as its Selective Category Index – CSCX – gained 63.70 points to stand at 8,677.81, at 12:45pm.
Of the issues traded till then, 129 gained, 40 declined and 27 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 165.79 million.