Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)-Bangladesh’s stock market opened positive as prices of most of the shares on Dhaka Stock Exchange and Chittagong Stock Exchange raised on Tuesday to continue previous day’s trend.
DSEX, the prime index of the DSE, went up by 60.74 points or 1.37 per cent to reach 4,468.17, after the first 30 minutes of trade when the report was filed at 11:00am.
The two other indices also saw positive trend.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, gained 26 points or 1.55 per cent to 1,691.81.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) rose 17.53 points or 1.63 per cent to stand at 1,087.21.
DSE turnover stood at BDT 1.44 billion when the report was filed.
Of the issues traded till then, 194 advanced, 32 declined 18 remained unchanged. Bangladesh Submarine Cable Company was the most traded stocks with shares worth Tk 117 million changing hands followed by RAK Ceramics, KPCL, BD Thai Aluminum and AFC Agro.
The port city bourse – CSE – also saw upward trend in early hours of trading with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – rose 95.46 points to 8,400, also at 11:00am. Of the issues traded till then, 98 gained, 21 declined and 2 remained unchanged with a turnover value of Tk 1.08 billion.