Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed mixed trend in early trading on Thursday as the investors were active both sides of trading fence.
The Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) saw positive trend while the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) witnessed negative trend in early trading.
After 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced 9.70 points while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse lost 2.57 points when the report was filing at 10:45am.
DHAKA STOCK EXCHANGE:
DSEX, the benchmark index of the DSE, went up by 9.70 points or 0.16 per cent to stand at 5,743 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The two other indices also saw positive trend.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, advanced 5.41 points or 0.25 per cent to reach at 2,105.30 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) gained 2.93 points or 0.22 per cent to stand at 1,303.48 points till then.
Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stands at BDT 523 million when the report was filed at 10:45 million.
LankaBangla Finance dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 89 million changing hands till then, followed by City Bank BDT 46 million, IFIC Bank BDT 32 million, Islami Bank BDT 29 million and National Polymer BDT 26 million.
Of the issues traded till then, 93 advanced, 36 declined and 44 issues remained unchanged.
CHITTAGONG STOCK EXCHANGE:
However, the port city bourse CSE saw negative trend till then with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – losing 2.57 points to stand at 10,772 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 30 gained, 20 declined and 12 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 16 million.
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