Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed upward trend in early hour of trading on Monday, the second 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 6.81 points, while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse gained 8.67 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 6.81 points or 0.15 percent to stand at 4,585.85 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 5.37 points or 0.30 percent to reach at 1,771.62 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also rose 1.98 points or 0.18 percent to reach at 1,124.11 points.
DSE turnover stands at BDT 278 million when the report was filed at 10:45am, riding on Bangladesh Steel Re-rolling Mills and MJL Bangladesh.
Of the issues traded till then, 91 advanced, 51 declined and 18 issues remained unchanged.
Bangladesh Steel Re-rolling Mills dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT42 million changing hands till then, followed by MJL Bangladesh, BSRM Steels, National Tubes and Shahjibazar Power.
The port city bourse CSE also saw upward trend till then with its Selective Category Index- CSCX–advancing 8.67 points to stand at 8,579.61 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 29 gained, 11 declined and 8 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 13 million.