Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks opened with mixed trend as Dhaka Stock Exchange began day with gain while Chittagong Stock Exchange plunged on Thursday, the last trading session of the week.
The key index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange, the prime bourse of Bangladesh gained 2.48 points while the selective index of the Chittagong Stock Exchange, the port city bourse of the country, shedded 0.13 points with choppy trading in early hour of trading.
DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went up by 2.48 points or 0.05 percent to reach at 4,803.11 after 15 minutes of the day’s trading when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, gained 1.68 points or 0.09 percent to stand at 1,829.50.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) advanced 0.30 points or 0.02 percent to reach at 1,159.28.
DSE turnover stands at only BDT 111 million when the report was filed at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 59 advanced, 52 declined and 42 issues remained unchanged.
Sunlife Insurance was the most traded stocks till then with shares BDT 13 million changing hands followed by Far Chemical, Aman Feed, Beximco Pharma and SPCL.
The port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) – however, saw negative trend with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – losing 0.13 points to stand at 8,956.07, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 15 gained, 14 declined and 8 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 7.44 million.