Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed mixed trend in early hour of trading on Thursday, the last session of the week, as investors followed cautious stance.
The Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) saw negative trend while the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) saw positive note in early trading.
After 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse fell 3.36 points while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse advanced 8.40 points when the report was filing at 10:45am.
DSEX, the benchmark index of the DSE, went down by 3.36 points or 0.06 per cent to stand at 5577.26 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also fell 0.37 points or 0.02 per cent to stand at 1,303.72 points till then.
However, the DS30 index, comprising blue chips, advanced 0.56 points or 0.03 per cent to reach at 2026.09 points.
Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stands at BDT 606 million when the report was filed at 10:45 million.
Baraka Power dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 87 million changing hands till then, followed by Fortune Shoes BDT 35 million, RN Spinning BDT 32 million, Central Pharma BDT 31 million and LankaBangla Finance BDT 30 million.
Of the issues traded till then, 79 advanced, 77 declined and 48 issues remained unchanged.
However, the port city bourse CSE also saw positive note till then with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – gaining 8.40 points to stand at 10480.13 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 27 gained, 20 declined and 11 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 20 million.