Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed positive trend in early hour of trading on Wednesday with marginal volatility, the first session after announcement of monetary policy.
Both bourses – the premier bourse Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the port city bourse Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) saw positive trend when filed the report at 10:45am.
The key index of the DSE advanced 1.50 points, while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse rose 9.35 points within 15 minutes of the day’s trading at 10:45am.
DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went up by 1.50 points or 0.03 percent to stand at 4,551.66 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The two other indices also saw positive trend till then. The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, advanced 1.23 points or 0.06 percent to reach at 1,779.04 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also gained 0.15 points or 0.01 percent to reach at 1,116.72 points.
DSE turnover stands at BDT 310 million when the report was filed at 10:45am, riding on Linde Bangladesh and Beximco Pharmaceuticals.
Of the issues traded till then, 80 advanced, 64 declined and 46 issues remained unchanged.
Singer Bangladesh dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 67 million changing hands till then, followed by LankaBangla Finance, Bangladesh Shipping Corporation, CVO Petrochemicals and Bangladesh Submarine Cable Company.
The port city bourse CSE also saw positive trend till then with its Selective Category Index- CSCX–advancing 9.35 points to stand at 8,533.95 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 23 gained, 32 declined and 10 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 23 million.