Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)-The Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) saw upward trend in early hours of trading on Tuesday amid continued political unrest in the country.
DSEX, the prime index of the DSE, went up by 14.36 points or 0.31 percent to reach at 4,640.58 points after first 30 minutes of trade when the report was filed at 11:00am.
The two others indices also saw positive trend.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips gained 10.47 points or 0.61 percent to reach at 1,725.13 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) advanced 6.04 points or 0.54 percent to stand at 1,111.80 points.
DSE turnover stands at BDT 340 million when the report was filed.
Of the issues traded till then, 116 advanced, 54 declined and 33 issues remain unchanged.
Shahjibazar Power Company was the most traded stocks with shares worth BDT 40 million changing hands till then followed by Beximxo, IFAD Autos, Shasha Denims and Orion Infusion.
The port city bourse – the CSE also – saw positive trend in early hours of trading with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – gained 24.05 points to stand at 8,642.77 points, also at 11:00am.
Of the issues traded till then, 50 gained, 23 declined and 14 remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 33 million.
BBN/BB/AD-10Mar15-11:40am (BST)