Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed upward trend in early hour of trading on Tuesday, maintaining the previous day’s upturn.
Both bourses – the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) saw positive trend till the report was filed at 10:45am.
The key index of the DSE advanced 13.20 points, while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse gained 10.95 points within first 15 minutes of the day’s trading at 10:45am.
DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went up by 13.20 points or 0.28 percent to stand at 4,702.38 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) advanced 3.76 points or 0.21 percent to stand at 1,166.57 points.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, gained 2.82 points or 0.25 percent to reach at 1,727.29 points.
Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stands at BDT 686 million when the report was filed at 10:45 million, riding on Confidence Cement.
Of the issues traded till then, 120 advanced, 47 declined and 44 issues remained unchanged.
Confidence Cement dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 147 million changing hands till then, followed by Shasha Denim BDT 62 million, Doreen Power BDT 43 million, CVO Petrochemicals BDT 26 million and Argon Denim BDT 25 million.
The port city bourse CSE also saw upward trend till then with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – gaining 10.95 points to stand at 8,761.05 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 42 gained, 21 declined and 8 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 32 million.