Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed upward trend in early hour of trading on Monday, the second trading session of the week.
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 12.52 points, while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse gained 12.02 points within first 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 12.52 points or 0.26 percent to stand at 4,734.51 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, advanced 2.83 points or 0.16 percent to reach at 1,766.63 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) rose 2.59 points or 0.23 percent to stand at 1,129.19 points.
Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stands at BDT 520 million when the report was filed at 10:45 million, riding on National Tea Company and Beximco.
Of the issues traded till then, 115 advanced, 39 declined and 47 issues remained unchanged.
National Tea Company dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 50 million changing hands till then, followed by Beximco BDT 34 million, National Tubes BDT 28 million, Mithun Knitting and Dyeing BDT 27 million and Far Chemical Industries BDT 20 million.

CHITTAGONG STOCK EXCHANGE:
The port city bourse CSE also saw positive trend till then with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – advancing 12.02 points to stand at 8,859.46 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 42 gained, 22 declined and 10 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 35 million.
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