Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed upward trend in early hour of trading on Monday, the third trading session of the week.
Both bourses – the premier bourse Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the port city bourse Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) saw positive trend when filed the report at 10:45am.
The key index of the DSE advanced 11.52 points, while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse gained 11.16 points within 15 minutes of the day’s trading at 10:45am.
DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went up by 11.52 points or 0.25 percent to stand at 4,570.47 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, advanced 2.82 points or 0.16 percent to reach at 1,786.77 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also gained 2.42 points or 0.22 percent to reach at 1,123.62 points.
DSE turnover stands at BDT 286 million when the report was filed at 10:45am, riding on Islami Bank and Bangladesh Steel Re-rolling Mills.
Of the issues traded till then, 97 advanced, 32 declined and 35 issues remained unchanged.
Islami Bank dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 59 million changing hands till then, followed by Bangladesh Steel Re-rolling Mills, ACME Laboratories, Emerald Oil and IPDC.
The port city bourse CSE also saw upward trend till then with its Selective Category Index- CSCX–advancing 11.16 points to stand at 8,530.06 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 27 gained, 18 declined 18 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 10 million.