Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks stayed early hour’s upward trend at midday on Sunday as the optimistic investors remained active on sector specific shares.
After 15 minutes of trading, the DSE advanced 17.44 points, while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse gained 31.44 points at 10:45am.
At 12:00 noon, DSEX gained 9.98 points while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse advanced 24.21 points when the report was filing.
DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) reached at 5, 711.26 points, advancing 9.98 points or 0.18 per cent when the report was filing at 12:01 noon.
The two other indices also edged higher.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips advanced 7.76 points or 0.38 per cent to reach at 2, 067.39 points at 12:01 noon.
However, the DSE Shariah Index (DSES) fall 0.55 points or 0.04 per cent to reach at 1, 310.53 points.
Turnover, the crucial indicator of the market, stands at BDT 4.22 billion when the report was filed at 12:01 noon riding on LankaBangla Finance.
LankaBangla Finance dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 210 million changing hands till then, followed by National Bank BDT 181 million, Premier Leasing BDT 156 million, Beximco Pharma BDT 152 million, Islamic Finance & Investment Ltd. BDT 123 million, Delta Spinners Ltd. BDT 98 million.
Of the issues traded till then, 157 advanced, 102 declined and 51 issues remained unchanged on the DSE floor.
The port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange – (CSE) also saw positive trend till 12:00 noon as its Selective Category Index – CSCX –gaining 24.21 points to stand at 1,0753.62 points, also at 12:01 noon.
Of the issues traded till then, 100 gained, 73 declined and 22 issues remained unchanged with BDT 256 million in turnover.