Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed positive trend in early hour of trading on Monday, after previous day’s mild correction.
Both bourses – the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) – saw positive trend till filed the report at 10:45am.
The key index of the DSE advanced 8.18 points while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse rose 9.888 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 8.18 points or 0.16 percent to stand at 4,830.47 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) advanced 0.78 points or 0.06 percent to stand at 1,150.34 points.
However, the DS30 index, comprising blue chips, fell 1.04 points or 0.05 percent to reach at 1,782.25 points.
Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stands at BDT 676 million when the report was filed at 10:45 million, riding on National Tubes and Ratanpur Steel Re-rolling Mills.
Of the issues traded till then, 121 advanced, 59 declined and 47 issues remained unchanged.
National Tubes dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 38 million changing hands till then, closely followed by Ratanpur Steel Re-rolling Mills BDT 35 million, Bangladesh Building Systems BDT 34 million, Salvo Chemicals BDT 29 million and Shasha Denims BDT 26 million.
The port city bourse CSE also saw positive trend till then with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – advancing 9.88 points to stand at 9,041.22 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 46 gained, 16 declined and 21 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 20 million.