Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks opened optimistic in early hour of trading on Sunday to maintain the previous week’s upward trend.
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 15.59 points, while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse rose 22.68 points within first 15 minutes of the day’s trading at 10:45am.
After hitting fresh 23-month high in the previous session, DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went up by 15.59 points or 0.32 percent to stand at 4,908.41 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The two other indices also saw higher trend. The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, advanced 1.12 points or 0.06 percent to reach at 1,796.78 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) gained 3.66 points or 0.31 percent to stand at 1,165.03 points.
Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stands at BDT 956 million when the report was filed at 10:45 million, riding on Summit Alliance Port and CMC Kamal.
Of the issues traded till then, 142 advanced, 51 declined and 37 issues remained unchanged.
Summit Alliance Port dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 82 million changing hands till then, closely followed by CMC Kamal BDT 51 million, Shasha Denims BDT 46 million, AFC Agro Biotech BDT 40 million and Ratanpur Steel Re-rolling Mills BDT 36 million.
The port city bourse CSE also saw upward trend till then with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – advancing 22.68 points to stand at 9,174.34 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 65 gained, 16 declined and 12 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 30 million.