Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks experienced optimistic mood in early hours of trading on Thursday amid marginal volatility, the last trading session of the week.
Both the Dhaka Stock Exchange, the prime bourse of the country, and Chittagong Stock Exchange, the port city bourse of the country, witnessed positive trend at opening.
DSEX, the benchmark index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange, went up by 9.31 points or 0.19 percent to reach at 4,767.75, after first 15 minutes of trading, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, gained 5.26 points or 0.28 percent to stand at 1,821.03.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) advanced 1.83 points or 0.15 percent to reach at 1,169.73.
Turnover remained slow and DSE turnover stands at only BDT 172 million when the report was filed at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 99 advanced, 46 declined and 28 issues remained unchanged.
Bangladesh Steels Re-rolling Mills was the most traded stocks till then with shares BDT 15 million changing hands followed by Aman Feed, United Airways, Emerald Oil and BD Welding.
The port city bourse also saw positive trend amid marginal volatility with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – gained 1.31 points to stand at 8,866.63, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 25 gained, 13 declined and 8 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 7.38 million.