Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)-The prices of most of the shares on Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) continued to rise on Tuesday as investors remained on buying spree amid optimism.
Trading at DSE started on time at 10:30am Tuesday, after witnessing two consecutive days of technical glitch which forced the authorities to delay trading resumption.
After two and a half hours trading, out of four hours, DSEX, the prime index of the DSE, went up by 47.50 points or 1.03 per cent to reach at 4,662.52 points, when the report was filed at 1:00pm.
The two other indices also saw positive trend. The DS30 index, comprising blue chips gained 31 points or 1.79 per cent to stand at 1,767.49 points. The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) advanced 12.59 points or 1.13 per cent to stand at 1,121.43 points.
DSE turnover stands at Tk 5.37 billion when the report was filed at 1:00pm. Of the issues traded till then, 172 advanced, 106 declined 27 issues remain unchanged.
KPCL was the most traded stocks with shares worth Tk 341 million changing hands followed by ACI, ACI Formulations, MJL BD and United Power.
The port city bourse – the CSE also saw upward trend in early hours of trading with its Selective Category Index — CSCX – rose 133 points to stand at 8,793 points, also at 1:00pm.
Of the issues traded till then, 153 gained, 51 declined and 22 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of Tk 485 million.