Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks open optimistic in early hour of trading on Tuesday, maintaining the previous day’s upward turn.
Both bourses – the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) – saw positive trend till filed the report at 10:45am.
The key index of the DSE advanced 11.08 points, while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse rose 13.56 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 11.08 points or 0.23 percent to stand at 4,847.41 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The two other indices also saw higher trend. The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, advanced 2.26 points or 0.13 percent to reach at 1,786.63 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) gained 13.56 points or 0.26 percent to stand at 1,154.68 points.
Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stands at BDT 523 million when the report was filed at 10:45 million, riding on IFAD Autos and Argon Denim.
Of the issues traded till then, 135 advanced, 30 declined and 40 issues remained unchanged.
IFAD Autos dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 43 million changing hands till then, closely followed by Argon Denim BDT 27 million, Central Pharmaceuticals BDT 26 million, Bangladesh Building Systems BDT 25 million and National Tea Company BDT 21 million.
The port city bourse CSE also saw positive trend till then with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – advancing 13.56 points to stand at 9,069.72 points at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 45 gained, 9 declined and 15 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 24 million.