Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks exposed a roller coaster ride at opening on Wednesday, the fourth trading session of the week, after previous day’s marginal gain.
The Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), the prime bourse of the country, opened positive while Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE), the country’s port city bourse, nosedived in the beginning.
DSEX, the benchmark index of the DSE, gained by 3.66 points or 0.07 percent to reach at 4,788.12 after first 15 minutes of trading when the report was filed at 10:45am.
On the other hand, the DS30 index comprising blue chips, gained 2.18 points or 0.12 percent to stand at 1,829.21.
Meanwhile, the DSE Shariah Index (DSES) advanced 0.63 points or 0.05 percent to reach at 1,176.40.
Turnover on DSE stands at only BDT 176 million when the report was filed.
Of the issues traded till then, 96 advanced, 49 declined and 37 issues remained unchanged.
United Airways was the most traded stocks till the time with shares BDT 29 million changing hands followed by Aman Feed, Orion Infusion, Emerald Oil and LankaBangla Finance.
However, Chittagong Stock Exchange opened with a negative trend with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – dipping 0.91 points to stand at 8,900.87, at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 15 gained, 23 declined and 10 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 14 million.