Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)-Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed positive trend in early hour of trading on Sunday amid countrywide shutdown enforced by Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami.
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 DSE advanced 17.30 points, while the port city bourse, selective catagory index of CSE earned 19.05 points within 15 minutes of the day’s trading.
DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went up by 17.30 points or 0.40 per cent to stand at 4,324.10 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, advanced 7.08 points or 0.42 per cent to reach at 1,672.36 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) gained 4.91 points or 0.46 per cent to reach at 1,062.04 points.
DSE turnover stands at BDT 470 million when the report was filed at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 110 advanced, 44 declined and 28 issues remained unchanged.
United Power Generation and Distribution Company dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 105 million changing hands, followed by BSRM, MJL BD, United Airways and LankaBangla Finance.
The port city bourse also saw positive trend at opening with its Selective Category Index- CSCX– advancing 19.05 points to stand at 8,076.76 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 36 gained, 14 declined four issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 24 million.