Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)-Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed positive trend in early hour of trading on Wednesday, maintaining the previous day’s upward trend.
Both the Dhaka Stock Exchange, the prime bourse of Bangladesh, and Chittagong Stock Exchange, the port city bourse of the country, experienced positive note.
The key index of DSE advanced 9.24 points, while the port city bourse, selective category index of CSE earned 7.29 points within 15 minutes of the day’s trading.
DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went up by 9.24 points or 0.22 per cent to stand at 4,281.41 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, advanced 5.74 points or 0.35 per cent to reach at 1,650.24 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) gained 2.03 points or 0.19 per cent to reach at 1,046.12 points.
DSE turnover stands at BDT 309 million when the report was filed at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 94 advanced, 64 declined and 34 issues remained unchanged.
Bangladesh Steel Re-rolling Mills dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 36 million changing hands, followed by Fareast Knitting and Dyeing, Linde BD, MJL BD and Jamuna Oil.
The port city bourse also saw positive trend at opening with its Selective Category Index- CSCX– advancing 7.29 points to stand at 7,989.11 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 24 gained, 28 declined 9 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 12 million.