Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)-Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed upward trend in early hour of trading on Monday, the second trading session of the week.
Both the Dhaka Stock Exchange, the prime bourse of Bangladesh, and Chittagong Stock Exchange, the port city bourse of the country, experienced upward trend.
The key index of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) gained 10.44 points while the port city bourse Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) earned 12.51 points after 15 minutes of the day’s trading.
DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went up by 10.44 points or 0.22 per cent to reach at 4,591.20, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, gained 5.42 points or 0.31 per cent to stand at 1,736.20.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) advanced 3.87 points or 0.35 per cent to reach at 1,104.20.
DSE turnover stands at BDT 469 million when the report was filed at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 103 advanced, 46 declined and 24 issues remained unchanged.
BSRM Steels was the most traded stocks till then with shares BDT 70 million changing hands followed by Square Pharma, Summit Power, Simtex Industries and BDRM.
The port city bourse- the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) also opened higher with its Selective Category Index – CSCX- gaining 12.51 points to stand at 8,519.24, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 31 gained, 10 declined and 6 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 24 million.