Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed positive trend in early hour of trading on Monday with marginal volatility, the second session of the week.
Both bourses – the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) saw positive trend till the report was filed at 10:45am.
The key index of the DSE advanced 3.86 points, while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse gained 17.46 points within first 15 minutes of the day’s trading at 10:45am.
DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went up by 3.86 points or 0.08 percent to stand at 4,676.25 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) advanced 0.24 points or 0.02 percent to stand at 1,119.24 points.
However, the DS30 index, comprising blue chips, fell 0.50 points or 0.03 percent to reach at 1,756.31 points.
Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stands at BDT 642 million when the report was filed at 10:45 million, riding on Doreen Power and Confidence Cement.
Of the issues traded till then, 107 advanced, 44 declined and 41 issues remained unchanged.
Doreen Power dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 56 million changing hands till then, closely followed by Confidence Cement BDT 56 million, Beach Hatchery BDT 49 million, Shasha Denim BDT 42 million and Quasem Drycells BDT 32 million.
The port city bourse CSE also saw positive trend till then with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – gaining 17.46 points to stand at 8,749.55 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 41 gained, 17 declined and 07 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 20 million.