Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)-Bangladesh’s stocks opened higher on Thursday, the last 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) advanced 23.48 points while the port city bourse, selective category index of Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) earned 2.36 points after 15 minutes of the day’s trading.
DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went up by 23.48 points or 0.53 per cent to reach at 4,485.66 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, gained 15.98 points or 0.93 per cent to stand at 1,729.26 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also advanced 5.28 points or 0.48 per cent to reach at 1,088.68 points.
DSE turnover stands at BDT 316 million when the report was filed at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 99 advanced, 46 declined and 28 issues remained unchanged.
United Power was the most traded stocks till then with shares BDT 77 million changing hands followed by Summit Power, LankaBangla Finance, Orion Pharma and Quasem Drycells.
The port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) also saw positive trend with its Selective Category Index- CSCX– advancing 2.36 points to stand at 8,371.41 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 26 gained, 14 declined 5 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 23 million.