Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed upward trend in early hour of trading on Sunday, the first session of the week, maintaining the previous week’s upward movement.
Both bourses – the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) saw upward trend till filed the report at 10:45am.
The key index of the DSE advanced 14.56 points, while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse gained 3.86 points within first 15 minutes of the day’s trading at 10:45am.
DSEX, the benchmark index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went up by 14.56 points or 0.28 per cent to stand at 5,196.81 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The two other indices also saw positive trend.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, rose 6.37 points or 0.34 percent to reach at 1,870.61 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) gained 3.02 points or 0.25 per cent to stand at 1,225.22 points.
Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stands at BDT 854 million when the report was filed at 10:45 million, riding on Beximco and The Peninsula Chittagong.
Of the issues traded till then, 128 advanced, 61 declined and 32 issues remained unchanged.
Beximco dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 70 million changing hands till then, closely followed by Peninsula Chittagong BDT 69 million, Ratanpur Steel Re-rolling Mills BDT 55 million, Saif Powertec BDT 48 million and Bangladesh Spinning Corporation BDT 46 million.
The port city bourse CSE also saw upward trend till then with its Selective Category Index – CSCX –advancing 3.86 points to stand at 9,644.98 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 42 gained, 32 declined and 7 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 44 million.