Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)-Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed upward trend in early hour of trading on Sunday, the opening trading day of the week.
Both the Dhaka Stock Exchange, the prime bourse of Bangladesh, and Chittagong Stock Exchange, the port city bourse of the country, experienced upward trend.
The key index of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) gained 16.70 points while the port city bourse Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) earned 0.16 points after 15 minutes of the day’s trading.
DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went up by 16.70 points or 0.36 per cent to reach at 4,590.45, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, gained 6.80 points or 0.39 per cent to stand at 1,736.44.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) advanced 3.36 points or 0.30 per cent to reach at 1,104.51.
DSE turnover stands at BDT 295 million when the report was filed at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 99 advanced, 35 declined and 27 issues remained unchanged.
AFC Agro Biotech was the most traded stocks till then with shares BDT 30.40 million changing hands followed by KDS Accessories, Trust Bank, Quasem Drycells and Emerald Oil.
The port city bourse- the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE), however, saw mixed trend with its Selective Category Index- CSCX- losing 0.16 points to stand at 8,507.06, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 21 gained, 20 declined and 7 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 17 million.