Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed upward trend in early hour of trading on Wednesday, the fourth 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 6.48 points, while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse gained 8.63 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 6.48 points or 0.14 percent to stand at 4,574.17 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 4.68 points or 0.26 percent to reach at 1,787.73 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also rose 3.23 points or 0.29 percent to reach at 1,122.15 points.
DSE turnover stands at BDT 266 million when the report was filed at 10:45am, riding on MJL Bangladesh.
Of the issues traded till then, 96 advanced, 51 declined and 47 issues remained unchanged.
MJL Bangladesh dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 26 million changing hands till then, followed by Pharma Aid, Delta Brac Housing Finance Corporation, Bangladesh Shipping Corporation and Bangladesh Thai Aluminum.
CHITTAGONG STOCK EXCHANGE:
The port city bourse CSE also saw positive trend till then with its Selective Category Index- CSCX–advancing 8.63 points to stand at 8,570.78 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 35 gained, 17 declined and 8 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 10 million.
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