Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed upward trend in early hour of trading on Saturday, the first trading session of the week.
Trading on Bangladesh’s capital markets open today in line with all government offices including financial institutions, DSE said in a statement.
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 12.12 points, while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse gained 8.30 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 12.12 points or 0.26 percent to stand at 4,677.47 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 4.56 points or 0.25 percent to reach at 1,775.59 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also gained 2.13 points or 0.19 percent to stand at 1,122.63 points.
DSE turnover stands at BDT 286 million when the report was filed at 10:45am, riding on LankaBangla Finance and GSP Finance.
Of the issues traded till then, 115 advanced, 25 declined and 38 issues remained unchanged.
LankaBangla Finance dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 32 million changing hands till then, followed by GSP Finance, United Power, IBN Sina and newly listed Yeakin Polymer.
The port city bourse CSE also saw upward trend till then with its Selective Category Index- CSCX–advancing 8.30 points to stand at 8,735.66 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 26 gained, 07 declined and 06 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 10 million.