Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)-Bangladesh’s stocks opened positive trend on Sunday, the first trading session of the week amid modest volatility.
Both the Dhaka Stock Exchange, the prime bourse of Bangladesh and Chittagong Stock Exchange, the port city bourse of the country, experienced upward trend.
The key index of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) advanced 6.18 points while the port city bourse Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) earned 10.45 points after 15 minutes of the day’s trading.
DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went up by 6.18 points or 0.13 per cent to at 4,682.26 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) advanced 0.54 points or 0.04 per cent to reach at 1,127.44.
However, the DS30 index, comprising blue chips, shed 0.45 points or 0.02 per cent to stand at 1,770.83 points.
DSE turnover stands at BDT 526 million when the report was filed at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 89 advanced, 47 declined and 27 issues remained unchanged.
IT Consultants, which made share trading debut today, was the most traded stocks till then with shares BDT 85 million changing hands followed by United Power, MJL BD, Emerald Oil and Aftab Automobiles.
The port city bourse- the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) also saw positive trend with its Selective Category Index- CSCX- gaining 10.45 points to stand at 8,695.76 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 29 gained, 17 declined 6 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 24 million.