Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed upward trend in early hour of trading on Wednesday, the fifth trading session of the week.
Both bourses – the premier bourse Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the while the port city bourse Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) saw upward trend till the report was filing at 10:45am.
The key index of the DSE advanced 7.45 points, while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse gained 8.01 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 7.45 points or 0.16 percent to stand at 4,685.13 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 4.45 points or 0.25 percent to reach at 1,779.51 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also gained 2.77 points or 0.25 percent to stand at 1,125.17 points.
DSE turnover stands at BDT 223 million when the report was filed at 10:45am, riding on the newly listed Yeakin Polymer and Singer Bangladesh.
Of the issues traded till then, 90 advanced, 41 declined and 43 issues remained unchanged.
The newly listed Yeakin Polymer dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 42 million changing hands till then, followed by Singer Bangladesh, KDS Accessories, Aman Feed and Miracle Industries.
The port city bourse CSE also saw upward trend till then with its Selective Category Index- CSCX–advancing 8.01 points to stand at 8,764.13 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 35 gained, 18 declined and 10 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 13 million.