Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed upward trend in early hour of trading on Monday, the second session after Eid-ul-Azha vacation.
Both bourses – the premier bourse Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the while 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 6.59 points, while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse gained 11.86 points within 15 minutes of the day’s trading at 10:45am.
DHAKA STOCK EXCHANGE:
DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went up by 6.59 points or 0.14 percent to stand at 4,630.57 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 3.36 points or 0.19 percent to reach at 1,769.10 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also gained 1.44 points or 0.13 percent to stand at 1,112.56 points.
DSE turnover stands at BDT 375 million when the report was filed at 10:45am, riding on Lafarge Surma Cement.
Of the issues traded till then, 91 advanced, 38 declined and 42 issues remained unchanged.
Lafarge Surma Cement dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 54 million changing hands till then, closely followed by Bangladesh Submarine Cable Company, KDS Accessories, National Housing Finance and Bangladesh Shipping Corporation.
CHITTAGONG STOCK EXCHANGE:
The port city bourse CSE also saw positive trend till then with its Selective Category Index- CSCX–advancing 11.86 points to stand at 8,664.29 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 27 gained, 07 declined and 10 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 12 million.
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