Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed upward trend in early hour of trading on Tuesday, 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 13.18 points, while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse gained 0.94 point within 15 minutes of the day’s trading at 10:45am.
DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went up by 13.18 points or 0.29 percent to stand at 4,546.89 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The two other indices also saw positive trend till then. The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, advanced 6.49 points or 0.37 percent to reach at 1,781.31 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also gained 4.79 points or 0.43 percent to reach at 1,118.06 points.
DSE turnover stands at BDT 278 million when the report was filed at 10:45am, riding on MJL Bangladesh and IPDC.
Of the issues traded till then, 109 advanced, 36 declined and 43 issues remained unchanged.
MJL Bangladesh dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 42 million changing hands till then, followed by IPDC, National Tubes, Lafarge Surma Cement and CVO Petrochemicals Refinery.
The port city bourse CSE also saw positive trend till then with its Selective Category Index- CSCX–gaining 0.94 point to stand at 8,492.05 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 41 gained, 17 declined and 9 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 10 million.