Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed mixed trend in early hour of trading on Thursday as investors were active on both sides of trading fence.
The Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) saw positive trend while the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) saw negative trend in early trading amid slow trading activities.
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 lost 1.31 points when the report was filing at 10:45am.
After two days positive ending, DSEX, the benchmark index of the DSE, went up by 7.75 points or 0.13 percent to stand at 5604.96 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, advanced 2.92 points or 0.15 per cent to reach at 2024.19 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) gained 1.25 points or 0.09 per cent to stand at 1,307.04 points till then.
Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stands at BDT 544 billion when the report was filed at 10:45 million.
Beximco dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 42 million changing hands till then, closely followed by Shasha Denims BDT 37 million, National Tubes BDT 36 million, LankaBangla Finance BDT 35 million and RN Spinning Mills BDT 30 million.
Of the issues traded till then, 72 advanced, 61 declined and 56 issues remained unchanged.
However, the port city bourse CSE saw negative trend till then with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – losing 1.31 points to stand at 105524.18 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 33 gained, 20 declined and 12 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 15 million.