Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed mixed trend in early hour of trading on Sunday, the opening day of the week, as investors active both sides of trading fence.
Both bourses – the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) saw negative trend while the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) saw positive trend till the report was filing at 10:45am.
The key index of the DSE advanced 28 points within first five minutes of trading, but next 7 minutes losses all of the initial gains.
DSE key index fell 5.50 points while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse advanced 9.79 points within first 15 minutes of the day’s trading at 10:45am.
DSEX, the benchmark index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went down by 5.50 points or 0.09 per cent to stand at 5613.14 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, also lost 2.44 points or 0.12 per cent to reach at 2036.04 points.
However, the DSE Shariah Index (DSES) gained 1.23 points or 0.08 per cent to stand at 1,293.52 points.
Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stands at BDT 1.18 billion when the report was filed at 10:45 million, riding on Beximco and ACI.
Of the issues traded till then, 93 advanced, 97 declined and 32 issues remained unchanged.
Beximco dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 108 million changing hands till then, followed by ACI BDT 78 million, Ratanpur Steel Re-rolling Mills BDT 51 million, ACI Formulations BDT 48 million and Fortune Shoes BDT 47 million.
However, the port city bourse CSE stayed positive till then with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – advancing 9.79 points to stand at 10,558.73 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 40 gained, 28 declined and 16 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 50 million.