Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks saw upward trend in early hour of trading on Tuesday, the third trading sessions of the week.
DSEX, the prime index of the DSE (Dhaka Stock Exchange), went up by 26.23 points or 0.54 percent to reach at 4,801.51, after first 30 minutes of trade, when the report was filed at 11am.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, gained 11.45 points or 0.61 percent to stand at 1,880.71. The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) rose 7.62 points or 0.64 percent to stand at 1,190.29.
Turnover on the main bourse stands at BDT 962 million when the report was filed at 11am.
Of the issues traded till then, 151 advanced, 48 declined and 36 issues remained unchanged.
United Power was the most traded stocks with shares worth BDT 85 million changing hands followed by Lafarge Surma Cement, Olympic Accessories, Square Pharma and RAK Ceramics.
The port city bourse – the CSE (Chittagong Stock Exchange) also saw positive trend in early hour of trading with its Selective Category Index — CSCX – advanced 25.82 points to stand at 8,932.54, also at 11am.
Of the issues traded till then, 74 gained, 27 declined and 23 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 63 million.