Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks kept the early hour’s mixed trend at midday on Thursday as the investors remained active both sides of the trading fence.
After 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced 7.75 points while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse fell 1.31 points when the report was filing at 10:45am.
After 30 minutes of trading, the DSEX stands at 5,589 points, losing 8.20 points while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse lost 24.36 points at 11:00am.
At 12:00 noon, the maintained the mixed trend and DSEX went up by 1.45 points while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse fell 17.83 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) stands at 5,598.67 points, advancing 1.45 points or 0.03 per cent when the report was filing at 12:00 noon.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips advanced 1.85 points or 0.09 per cent to reach at 2,023.10 points.
However, the DSE Shariah Index (DSES) fell 0.54 points or 0.04 per cent to reach at 1,305.25 points.
Turnover, the crucial indicator of the market, stands at BDT 3.14 billion when the report was filed at 12:00 noon.
LankaBangla dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 217 million changing hands till then, followed by Beximco BDT 160 million, Baraka Power BDT 112 million, Keya Cosmetics BDT 102 million and IFAD Autos BDT 98 million.
Of the issues traded till then, 102 advanced, 133 and 71 issues remained unchanged on the DSE trading floor.
CHITTAGONG STOCK EXCHANGE:
However, the port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange – (CSE) saw negative trend till then as its Selective Category Index – CSCX –losing 17.83 points to stand at 10,507.66 points, also at 12:00 noon.
Of the issues traded till then, 54 gained, 111 declined and 32 issues remained unchanged with BDT 134 million in turnover.
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