Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed positive trend in early hour of trading on Monday, the second session of the week, as optimistic investors remained active on sectors banks.
Both bourses – the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) saw positive trend in early trading amid slow trend.
After 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced 5.72 points while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse gained 21.90 points when the report was filing at 10:45am.
After two days positive ending, DSEX, the benchmark index of the DSE, went up by 5.72 points or 0.10 per cent to stand at 5640.84 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, advanced 2.84 points or 0.14 per cent to reach at 2040.18 points.
However, the DSE Shariah Index (DSES) lost 0.07 point or 0.05 per cent to stand at 1,311.34 points till then.
Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stands at BDT 1.30 billion when the report was filed at 10:45 million riding on Islami Bank and LankaBangla Finance.
Islami Bank dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 160 million changing hands till then, followed by LankaBangla Finance BDT 81 million, Orion Pharmaceuticals BDT 80 million, Singer BD BDT 80 million and Active Fine BDT 47 million.
Of the issues traded till then, 111 advanced, 85 declined and 48 issues remained unchanged.
The port city bourse CSE also saw positive trend till then with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – advancing 21.90 points to stand at 10596.75 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 53 gained, 33 declined and 13 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 77 million.