Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) –Bangladesh’s stocks opened mixed trend amid choppy trading on Wednesday, the second trading sessions after Eid holidays.
DSEX, the prime index of the DSE (Dhaka Stock Exchange), went up by 5.88 points or 0.12 percent to reach at 4,737.19, after first 30 minutes of trade, when the report was filed at 11am.
The two other indices also saw positive trend. The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, gained 1.11 points or 0.05 percent to stand at 1,859.45. The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) advanced 5.52 points or 0.47 percent to stand at 1,169.66.
DSE turnover stands at only BDT 1.48 billion when the report was filed at 11am.
Of the issues traded till then, 76 advanced, 122 declined and 46 issues remained unchanged.
SPCL was the most traded stocks with shares worth BDT 362 million changing hands followed by BSRM, Lafarge Surma Cement, Active Fine and MJL BD.
The port city bourse – the CSE (Chittagong Stock Exchange), however, saw negative trend in early hour of trading with its Selective Category Index — CSCX – lost 5.13 points to stand at 8,847.53, also at 11am.
Of the issues traded till then, 29 gained, 68 declined and 16 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 89 million.