Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks opened higher in early hour of trading on Monday, after previous day’s mild correction.
Both bourses – the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) – witnessed positive trend till the report was filed at 10:45am.
The key index of the DSE advanced 7.93 points, while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse rose 12.09 points within first 15 minutes of the day’s trading at 10:45am.
DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went up by 7.93 points or 0.16 percent to stand at 4,794.50 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, advanced 2.92 points or 0.16 percent to reach at 1,771.42 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) rose 2.22 points or 0.19 percent to stand at 1,136.91 points.
Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stands at BDT 690 million when the report was filed at 10:45 million, riding on Olympic Accessories and Regent Textile.
Of the issues traded till then, 132 advanced, 52 declined and 43 issues remained unchanged.
Olympic Accessories dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 43 million changing hands till then, closely followed by Regent Textile BDT 40 million, Bangladesh Building Systems BDT 38 million, Shasha Denims BDT 36 million and Quasem Drycells BDT 32 million.
The port city bourse CSE also saw upward trend till then with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – advancing 12.09 points to stand at 8,969.54 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 48 gained, 24 declined and 13 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 36 million.