Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)-Bangladesh’s stocks opened higher on Wednesday, the fourth trading session of the New Year.
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) advanced 27.51 points while the port city bourse Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) earned 31.61 points after 15 minutes of the day’s trading.
DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went up by 27.51 points or 0.59 per cent to at 4,670.76 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, gained 9.79 points or 0.55 per cent to stand at 1,773.87 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) advanced 7.42 points or 0.66 per cent to reach at 1,125.75.
DSE turnover stands at BDT 633 million when the report was filed at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 146 advanced, 23 declined and 38 issues remained unchanged.
United Power Generation and Distribution Company was the most traded stocks till then with shares BDT 65 million changing hands followed by Beximco, Al-Arafa Islami Bank, KDS Accessories and BSRM Steels.
The port city bourse- the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) also saw positive trend with its Selective Category Index- CSCX- gaining 31.61 points to stand at 8,670.15 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 54 gained, 15 declined 10 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 26 million.