Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)– Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed positive trend in early hour of trading on Sunday, the opening trading session of the week, as optimistic investors took position on some lucrative issues.
Both bourses — the premier bourse Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the port city bourse Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) saw positive trend till filed the report at 10:45am.
The key index of the DSE advanced 7.44 points, while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse gained 7.39 points within 15 minutes of the day’s trading at 10:45am.
DHAKA STOCK EXCHANGE:
DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went up by 7.44 points or 0.16 percent to stand at 4,402.78 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, advanced 3.71 points or 0.21 percent to reach at 1,741.53 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also gained 2.77 points or 0.25 percent to reach at 1,083.59 points.
DSE turnover stands at BDT 295 million when the report was filed at 10:45am, riding on Bangladesh Building Systems and ACME Laboratories.
Of the issues traded till then, 71 advanced, 44 declined and 52 issues remained unchanged.
Bangladesh Building Systems dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 105 million changing hands till then, followed by ACME Laboratories, Orion Infusion, Quasem Drycells and United Airways.
CHITTAGONG STOCK EXCHANGE:
The port city bourse CSE also saw positive trend till then with its Selective Category Index- CSCX– advancing 7.39 points to stand at 8,242.00 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 42 gained, 30 declined 10 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 20 million.