Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed positive trend in early hour of trading on Thursday, the last trading session of the week.
Both bourse – 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 6.76 points, while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse gained 10.06 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 6.76 points or 0.14 percent to stand at 4,678.02 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, advanced 2.36 points or 0.13 percent to reach at 1,758.84 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) gained 1.15 points or 0.10 percent to stand at 1,122.01 points.
Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stands at BDT 640 million when the report was filed at 10:45 million, riding on Apex Footwear.
Of the issues traded till then, 99 advanced, 46 declined and 39 issues remained unchanged.
Apex Footwear dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 174 million changing hands till then, followed by National Tubes BDT 43 million, Gemeni Sea Food BDT 42 million, Jamuna Oil BDT 36 million and Confidence Cement 31 million.
The port city bourse CSE also saw upward trend till then with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – gaining 10.06 points to stand at 8,751.76 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 35 gained, 11 declined and 13 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 23 million.