Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks saw upward trend in early hour of trading on Monday, the second trading session of the week.

DSEX, the prime index of the DSE, went up by 34.42 points or 0.72 percent to reach at 4,818.22, after first 30 minutes of trade, when the report was filed at 11:00am.

The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, gained 8.70 points or 0.47 percent to stand at 1,853.98.

The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) rose 7.02 points or 0.59 percent to stand at 1,191.66.

Turnover on the DSE stands at BDT 1.15 billion when the report was filed.

Of the issues traded till then, 168 advanced, 42 declined and 32 issues remained unchanged.

RSRM Steels was the most traded stocks till ten with shares worth BDT 100 million changing hands followed by Apex Tannery, Islami Bank, SPCL and IFIC Bank.

The port city bourse – the CSE – also saw upward trend in early hour of trading with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – surged 56.42 points to stand at 9,006.26, also at 11:00am.

Of the issues traded till then, 75 gained, 29 declined and 15 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 60 million.