Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed positive trend in early hour of trading on Thursday, the last session of the week.
Both the bourses — Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) open positive trend.
The key index of DSE advances 20.52 points, while the port city bourse CSE earns 32.51 points within 15 minutes of the day’s trading.
DHAKA STOCK EXCHANGE:
DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went up by 20.52 points or 0.48 percent to stand at 4,278.72 points, when the report was filed at 10:45 am.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, advanced 9.39 points or 0.57 percent to reach at 1,651.20 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) gained 5.91 points or 0.56 percent to reach at 1,048.14 points.
DSE turnover stands at BDT 495 million when the report was filed at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 128 advanced, 42 declined and 32 issues remained unchanged.
Bangladesh Steel Re-rolling Mills dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 78 million changing hands, followed by United Power, Linde BD,Beximco Pharma and BSRM Steels.
CHITTAGONG STOCK EXCHANGE:
The port city bourse also saw positive trend at opening with its Selective Category Index- CSCX– advancing 32.51 points to stand at 8,001.87 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 45 gained, 13 declined 12 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 32 million.

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