Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed downward trend in early hour of trading on Sunday, the opening session of the week.
Both bourses – the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) saw negative trend till the report was filed at 10:45am.
The key index of the DSE fell 5.17 points, while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse lost 11.36 points within first 15 minutes of the day’s trading at 10:45am.
DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went down by 5.17 points or 0.11 percent to stand at 4,671.95 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, fell 1.77 points or 0.10 percent to reach at 1,756.38 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) lost 1.29 points or 0.12 percent to stand at 1,121.18 points.
Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stands at BDT 886 million when the report was filed at 10:45 million, riding on MJL Bangladesh.
Of the issues traded till then, 80 advanced, 81 declined and 56 issues remained unchanged.
MJL Bangladesh dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 107 million changing hands till then, followed by Eastern Housing BDT 48 million, Shasha Denims BDT 47 million, Peninsula Chittagong BDT46 million and Bangladesh Steel Re-rolling Mills Tk 42 million.
The port city bourse CSE also saw downward trend till then with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – falling 11.36 points to stand at 8,741.62 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 38 gained, 28 declined and 10 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 28 million.