Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed positive trend in early hour of trading on Thursday, the final 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 till the report was filing at 10:45am.
The key index of the DSE advanced 8.90 points, while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse gained 1.68 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 8.90 points or 0.20 percent to stand at 4,535.48 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The two other indices saw positive trend till then. The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, advanced 5.26 points or 0.30 percent to reach at 1,740.63 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also gained 3.54 points or 0.32 percent to stand at 1,101.02 points.
DSE turnover stands at BDT 217 million when the report was filed at 10:45am, riding on Shahjibazar Power Company and Trust Bank.
Of the issues traded till then, 87 advanced, 36 declined and 34 issues remained unchanged.
Shahjibazar Power Company dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 48 million changing hands till then, followed by Trust Bank, Al-Haj Textile, Apex Foods and CVO Petrochemical Refinery.
The port city bourse CSE also saw positive trend till then with its Selective Category Index- CSCX–advancing 1.68 points to stand at 8,463.83 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 24 gained, 12 declined and 10 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 10 million.