Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)-Bangladesh’s stocks opened higher on Tuesday, after previous day’s steep fall, the third 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 14.90 points while the port city bourse Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) earned 11.51 points after 15 minutes of the day’s trading.
DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went up by 14.90 points or 0.32 per cent to reach at 4,622.95 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, gained 6.96 points or 0.39 per cent to stand at 1,763.78.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) advanced 4.05 points or 0.36 per cent to reach at 1,114.57.
DSE turnover stands at BDT 264 million when the report was filed at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 96 advanced, 40 declined and 23 issues remained unchanged.
BSRM Steels was the most traded stocks till then with shares BDT 59 million changing hands followed by Quasem Drycells, SPCL, RAK Ceramic and United Airways.
The port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) also saw positive in early hour of trading with its Selective Category Index- CSCX- gaining 11.51 points to stand at 8,569.69, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 33 gained, 7 declined and 11 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 16 million.