Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks saw positive trend in early hour of trading on Thursday, the last 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, showed optimistic trend in the early morning to shed previous day’s plunge.
The key index of Dhaka Stock Exchange added 17.12 points while the selective categories index of Chittagong Stock Exchange gained 15.96 points in first 15 minutes of trade on Thursday.
DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went up by 17.12 points or 0.38 percent to reach at 4,513.80 after first 15 minutes of the day’s trading at 10:45am.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, gained 6.42 points or 0.37 percent to stand at 1,712.76.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also advanced 2.94 points or 0.27 percent to reach at 1,084.92.
DSE turnover stands at BDT 317 million when this report was filed at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 117 advanced, 22 declined and 26 issues remained unchanged.
KDS Accessories was the most traded stocks till then with shares BDT 45 million changing hands followed by IFAD Autos, Emerald Oil, Beximco Pharma and Saif Powertec.
The port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) also saw positive trend with its Selective Category Index — CSCX – gaining 15.96 points to stand at 8,366.11 at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 33 gained, 6 declined and 5 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 27 million.