Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed upward trend in early hour of trading on Tuesday, maintaining the previous day’s positive trend.
Both bourses – the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) – witnessed upward trend till the report was filed at 10:45am.
The key index of the DSE advanced 14.83 points, while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse rose 10.82 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 14.83 points or 0.31 percent to stand at 4,812.48 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, advanced 3.93 points or 0.23 percent to reach at 1,773.92 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) rose 2.50 points or 0.22 percent to stand at 1,138.55 points.
Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stands at BDT 645 million when the report was filed at 10:45 million, riding on Regent Textile Mills and Beximco.
Of the issues traded till then, 136 advanced, 41 declined and 28 issues remained unchanged.
Regent Textile dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 69 million changing hands till then, closely followed by Beximco BDT 43 million, Generation Next fashion BDT40 million, Ratanpur Steel Re-rolling Mills BDT 32 million and Summit Alliance Port BDT 24 million.
The port city bourse CSE also saw upward trend till then with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – advancing 10.82 points to stand at 8,994.96 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 41 gained, 13 declined and 5 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT26 million.