Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks returned the green at midday on Tuesday as the optimistic investors went on buying spree.
After 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse fell 17.83 points while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse lost 19.82 points when the report was filing at 10:45am.
The losing streak continued till 11:00am and the DSEX lost around 28 points.
But, next 30 minutes it recovered all the early losses and gained around 35 points to reach at 5398 at 11:30am. However, it started to slow down gradually.
At 12:00 noon, DSEX advanced 10.04 points while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse advanced 1.09 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) reached at 5,373.14 points, advancing 10.04 points or 0.06 per cent when the report was filing at 12:00 noon.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips advanced 1.34 points or 0.06 per cent to reach at 1963.19 points at 12:00 noon.
However, the DSE Shariah Index (DSES) lost 0.02 points to reach at 1,257.27 points.
Turnover, the crucial indicator of the market, stands at BDT 2.40 billion when the report was filed at 12:00 noon riding on newly listed Pacific Denims.
Of the issues traded till then, 162 advanced, 89 declined and 53 issues remained unchanged on the DSE trading floor.
Pacific Denims dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 422 million changing hands till then, followed by ACI Formulations BDT 96 million, National Polymer BDT 80 million, Central Pharma BDT 70 million and Islami Bank BDT 65 million.
CHITTAGONG STOCK EXCHANGE:
The port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange – (CSE) also saw positive trend till 12:00 noon as its Selective Category Index – CSCX –gaining 1.09 points to stand at 10,045 points, also at 12:00 noon.
Of the issues traded till then, 80 gained, 68 declined and 29 issues remained unchanged with BDT 80 million in turnover.
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