Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed positive trend in early hour of trading on Thursday, the last trading session of the week.
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 4.75 points, while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse edged up by 0.36 point within 15 minutes of the day’s trading at 10:45am.
DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went up by 4.76 points or 0.10 percent to stand at 4,580.74 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 1.79 points or 0.09 percent to reach at 1,795.52 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also gained 0.93 points or 0.08 percent to reach at 1,124.41 points.
DSE turnover stands at BDT 320 million when the report was filed at 10:45am, riding on Bangladesh Submarine cable Company.
Of the issues traded till then, 113 advanced, 58 declined and 41 issues remained unchanged.
Bangladesh Submarine Cable Company dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 51 million changing hands till then, followed by Uttara Bank, Titas Gas, Brac Bank and Bangladesh Shipping Corporation.
The port city bourse CSE also saw positive trend till then with its Selective Category Index- CSCX–gaining 0.36 points to stand at 8,586.26 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 34 gained, 28 declined and 14 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 28 million.