Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)-Bangladesh’s stocks opened higher on Wednesday, maintaining the previous day’s upbeat note, the third 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) advanced 20.19 points while the port city bourse, selective category index of Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) rose 26.58 points after 15 minutes of the day’s trading.
DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went up by 20.19 points or 0.43 per cent to at 4,618.53 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, advanced 2.79 points or 0.16 per cent to stand at 1,780.02 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also gained 1.90 points or 0.16 per cent to reach at 1,130.95 points.
DSE turnover stands at BDT 395 million when the report was filed at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 98 advanced, 49 declined and 28 issues remained unchanged.
United Commercial Bank was the most traded stocks till then with shares BDT 55 million changing hands followed by LankaBangla Finance, ONE Bank, Butch-Bangla Bank and BSRM.
The port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) also saw positive trend with its Selective Category Index- CSCX – advancing 26.58 points to stand at 8,678.23 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 31 gained, 12 declined 6 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 15 million.