Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed upward trend in early hour of trading on Sunday, the second trading session of the week.
Trading on Bangladesh’s capital markets remained open on Saturday in line with all government offices including financial institutions.
Both bourses – the premier bourse Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the while 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 9.49 points, while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse gained 1.08 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 9.49 points or 0.20 percent to stand at 4,689.80 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 2.04 points or 0.12 percent to reach at 1,773.95 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also gained 3.37 points or 0.30 percent to stand at 1,125.36 points.
DSE turnover stands at BDT 548 million when the report was filed at 10:45am, riding on newly listed Yeakin Polymer and United Power.
Of the issues traded till then, 145 advanced, 43 declined and 30 issues remained unchanged.
The newly listed Yeakin Polymer dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 82 million changing hands till then, followed by United Power, National Bank, Mozaffar Hoaain Spinning Mills and C&A Textile.
The port city bourse CSE also saw upward trend till then with its Selective Category Index- CSCX–advancing 1.08 points to stand at 8,765.02 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 56 gained, 24 declined and 11 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 29 million.