Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)–Bangladesh’s stocks saw sharp rise in early trading on Sunday, maintaining the previous week’s upward trend.
DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), rose 62.63 points or 1.51 percent to reach at 4,184.96 points after first 30 minutes of trade when the report was filed at 11:00am.
The two other indices also saw upward trend.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips gained 30.31 points or 1.94 percent to reach at 1,588.51 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) advanced 15.24 points or 1.50 percent to stand at 1,025.65 points.
DSE turnover stands at BDT 803 million when the report was filed.
Of the issues traded till then, 190 advanced, 24 declined 9 issues remain unchanged.
United Power was the most traded stocks with shares worth BDT 138 million changing hands followed by Agni Systems, BSCCL, ACI Formulations and Lafarge Surma Cement.
The port city bourse – the CSE – also saw upward trend in early hours of trading with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – gained 78.20 points to stand at 7,795.54 points, also at 11:00am.
Of the issues traded till then, 82 gained, 12 declined and 6 remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 53 million.