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Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed mixed trend in early hour of trading on Monday as the investors followed cautious stance amid ongoing earnings declaration session.
Following a mild correction for the two sessions’, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) saw positive trend while the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) saw negative in early trading.
After first 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced 7.08 points while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse lost 18 points at 10:15am when the report was filed.
DSEX, the prime index of the DSE, went up by 7.08 points or 0.12 percent to reach at 5,809 points, at 10:15am.
The two other induces also saw positive trend till then. The DS30 index, comprising blue chips gained 1.22 points or 0.05 per cent to 2,128 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) advanced 1.05 points or 0.08 percent to stand at 1,312 points.
Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stood at BDT 1.22 billion when the report was filed at 10:15am, riding on newly listed BBS Cables
Of the issues traded till then, 123 advanced, 76 declined and 46 remained unchanged.
The newly listed BBS cables was the most traded stocks till then with shares worth BDT 447 million changing hands, closely followed by City Bank BDT 152 million, Bangladesh Building Systems BDT 51 million, BDCOM Online BDT 50 million and IDLC Finance BDT 28 million.
However, the port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange – (CSE) saw downward till then trend with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – losing 18 points to stand at 10,863 points, also at 10:15am.
Of the issues traded till then, 45 gained, 26 declined and 17 issues remained unchanged with BDT 115 million in turnover.