Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed upward trend in early hour of trading on Tuesday, the third 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 till the report was filing at 10:45am.
The key index of the DSE advanced 11.28 points, while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse gained 27.35 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 11.28 points or 0.25 percent to stand at 4,545.33 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The two other indices saw positive trend till then. The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, advanced 3.52 points or 0.20 percent to reach at 1,739.87 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also gained 2.41 points or 0.22 percent to stand at 1,103.98 points.
DSE turnover stands at BDT 415 million when the report was filed at 10:45am, riding on IDLC Finance and GPH Ispat.
Of the issues traded till then, 129 advanced, 36 declined and 35 issues remained unchanged.
IDLC Finance dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 93 million changing hands till then, followed by GPH Ispat, Far Chemical Industries, Shahjibazar Power Company and National Tubes.
The port city bourse CSE also saw upward trend till then with its Selective Category Index- CSCX–advancing 27.35 points to stand at 8,503.27 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 38 gained, 14 declined and 11 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 22 million.