Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks saw positive trend in early hour of trading on Wednesday with slow trend just ahead of Eid vacation.
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 3.62 points, while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse gained 9.42 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 3.62 points or 0.08 percent to stand at 4,571.98 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 0.68 points or 0.04 percent to reach at 1,754.99 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also gained 0.76 points or 0.06 percent to stand at 1,107.75 points.
DSE turnover stands at BDT 427 million when the report was filed at 10:45am, riding on Shahjibazar Power Company and Doreen Power.
Of the issues traded till then, 123 advanced, 44 declined and 35 issues remained unchanged.
Shahjibazar Power Company dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 35 million changing hands till then, closely followed by Doreen Power, Lafarge Surma Cement, Singer Bangladesh and Mithun Knitting.
CHITTAGONG STOCK EXCHANGE:
The port city bourse CSE also saw positive trend till then with its Selective Category Index- CSCX–advancing 9.42 points to stand at 8,558.51 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 51 gained, 33 declined and 12 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 28 million.
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