Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed upward trend in early hour of trading on Thursday, the last trading session of the week.
Both bourses — the premier bourse Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the port city bourse Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) saw upward trend when filed the report at 10:45am.
The key index of the DSE advanced 12.62 points, while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse gained 20.84 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 12.62 points or 0.28 percent to stand at 4,581.90 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The two other indices also saw upward trend till then. The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, advanced 5.26 points or 0.29 percent to reach at 1,789.17 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also rose 4.54 points or 0.40 percent to reach at 1,127.58 points.
DSE turnover stands at BDT 441 million when the report was filed at 10:45am, riding on Singer Bangladesh and Lafarge Surma Cement.
Of the issues traded till then, 127 advanced, 41 declined and 47 issues remained unchanged.
Singer Bangladesh dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 46 million changing hands till then, followed by Lafarge Surma Cement, GrameenPhone, Bangladesh Steel Re-rolling Mills and CVO Petrochemicals Refinery.
The port city bourse CSE also saw upward trend till then with its Selective Category Index- CSCX–advancing 20.84 points to stand at 8,579.49 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 44 gained, 20 declined and 14 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 15 million.