Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed upward trend in early hours of trading in the second session of the week on Monday.
Both the Dhaka Stock Exchange, the key bourse of the country, and the Chittagong Stock Exchange, the port city bourse of Bangladesh, began the day’s trading with positive note.
DSEX, the benchmark index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange, went up by 19.78 points or 0.41 percent to reach at 4,788.08, after first 15 minutes of trading, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, rose 7.77 points or 0.43 percent to stand at 1,826.38.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) advanced 6.70 points or 0.57 percent to reach at 1,175.87.
Turnover remained slow and DSE turnover stands at BDT 273 million when the report was filed at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 113 advanced, 45 declined and 38 issues remained unchanged.
Deshbandhu Polymer was the most traded stocks till then with shares BDT 30 million changing hands followed by Al-Haj Textiles, ACI, National Tubes and Lafarge Surma Cement.
The port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) – also saw upward trend with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – gained 6.20 points to stand at 8,875.73, also at 10.45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 33 gained, 14 declined and 13 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 13 million.