Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed upward trend in early hour of trading on Sunday, maintaining the previous week’s upturn, the last trading session of the week.
Both bourses – the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) witnessed positive trend till the report was filed at 10:45am.
The key index of the DSE advanced 8.74 points, while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse rose 10.36 points within first 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 8.74 points or 0.18 percent to stand at 4,800.08 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, advanced 2.94 points or 0.17 percent to reach at 1,772.47 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) rose 1.68 points or 0.15 percent to stand at 1,134.95 points.
Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stands at BDT 552 million when the report was filed at 10:45 million, riding on Doreen Power and IFIC Bank.
Of the issues traded till then, 102 advanced, 59 declined and 49 issues remained unchanged.
Doreen Power dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 83 million changing hands till then, followed by IFIC Bank BDT 40 million, Confidence Cement Tk 27 million, Beximco BDT 24 million and Mithun Knitting Tk 23 million.

CHITTAGONG STOCK EXCHANGE:
The port city bourse CSE also saw upward trend till then with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – advancing 10.36 points to stand at 8,951.93 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 42 gained, 30 declined and 12 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 29 million.

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