Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed mixed trend in early hour of trading on Sunday, the opening trading session after nine-day long Eid-ul-Azha vacation.
Trading on the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) remained closed for nine days from September 9 to September 17, including weekly holidays and special holidays.
The premier bourse Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) saw positive trend, while the port city bourse Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) saw negative trend till the report was filing at 10:45am.
The key index of the DSE advanced 2.07 points, while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse fell 1.48 points within 15 minutes of the day’s trading at 10:45am.
DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went up by 2.07 points or 0.04 percent to stand at 4,603.16 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The two other indices saw positive trend till then. The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, advanced 2.28 points or 0.12 percent to reach at 1,761.94 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also gained 0.39 points or 0.04 percent to stand at 1,109.05 points.
DSE turnover stands at BDT 162 million when the report was filed at 10:45am, riding on Lafarge Surma Cement and GPH Ispat Complex.
Of the issues traded till then, 82 advanced, 39 declined and 25 issues remained unchanged.
Lafarge Surma Cement dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 34 million changing hands till then, closely followed by GPH Ispat, Shahjibazar Power, ACME Laboratories and Square Pharmaceuticals.
However, the port city bourse CSE also saw negative trend till then with its Selective Category Index- CSCX–falling 1.48 points to stand at 8,615.71 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 17 gained, 13 declined and 7 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 20 million.