Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed upward trend in early hour of trading on Wednesday, the fourth session of the week.
Both bourses – the premier bourse Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the port city bourse Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) witnessed positive trend till the report was filing at 10:45am.
The key index of the DSE advanced 13.44 points, while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse rose 5.61 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 13.44 points or 0.28 percent to stand at 4,722.23 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The two other indices also saw positive trend till then. The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, advanced 5.52 points or 0.31 percent to reach at 1,790.45 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) gained 1.96 points or 0.17 percent to stand at 1,131.33 points.
DSE turnover stands at BDT 405 million when the report was filed at 10:45am, riding on the Jamuna Oil and Singer Bangladesh.
Of the issues traded till then, 129 advanced, 32 declined and 47 issues remained unchanged.
Jamuna Oil Company dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 52 million changing hands till then, followed by Singer Bangladesh, Padma Oil, Meghna Petroleum and Square Pharmaceuticals.
The port city bourse CSE also saw positive trend till then with its Selective Category Index- CSCX–advancing 5.61 points to stand at 8,815.26 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 45 gained, 27 declined and 19 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 14 million.