Retailers trade at Dhaka Stock Exchange office. BBN file photo

Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed positive trend in early trading on Monday amid slow trading as most of the investors followed cautious stance.
Following the previous day’s correction, both bourses — the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) saw positive trend amid slow trading activities.
After 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced 6.59 points while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse gained 2.93 points when the report was filing at 10:45am.
DHAKA STOCK EXCHANGE:
DSEX, the benchmark index of the DSE, went up by 6.59 points or 0.12 per cent to stand at 5,707.38 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, advanced 0.38 points or 0.02 per cent to reach at 2,120 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) gained 0.92 points or 0.07 per cent to stand at 1,305.19 points till then.
Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stands at BDT 607 million when the report was filed at 10:45 million.
ACI Limited dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 53 million changing hands till then, closely followed by Regent Textile Mills BDT 50 million, LankaBangla Finance BDT 49 million, National Feed Mills BDT 28 million and GSP Finance Company BDT 25 million.
Of the issues traded till then, 97 advanced, 63 declined and 40 issues remained unchanged.
CHITTAGONG STOCK EXCHANGE:
The port city bourse CSE also saw positive trend with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – advancing 2.93 points to stand at 10,728 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 40 gained, 45 declined and 7 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT15 million.
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