Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks saw upward trend in early hour of trading on Tuesday, 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, opened with positive mode.
The key index of Dhaka Stock Exchange gained 21. 80 points while the selective categories index of Chittagong Stock Exchange obtained 19.56 points in first 15 minutes to trade on Tuesday.
After 15 minutes of the day’s trading, DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went up by 21.80 points or 0.49 percent to reach at 4,438.70, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, gained 9.66 points or 0.57 percent to stand at 1,689.90.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) advanced 5.12 points or 0.47 percent to reach at 1,073.73.
DSE turnover stands at BDT 268 million when the report was filed at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 131 advanced, 25 declined and 16 issues remained unchanged.
IFAD Autos was the most traded stocks till then with shares BDT 27 million changing hands followed by Mozaffar Hossain Spinning Mills, United Power, Zaheen Spinning and Quasem Drycells.
The port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) – also witnessed positive trend with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – gaining 19.56 points to stand at 8,235.68, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 33 gained, 14 declined and 4 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 20 million.