Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks saw positive trend in early hour of trading on Thursday amid choppy trading, the last trading session of the week.
DSEX, the prime index of the DSE (Dhaka Stock Exchange), went up by 12.42 points or 0.25 per cent to reach at 4,886.38, after first 30 minutes of trade, when the report was filed at 11am.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, gained 5.22 points or 0.27 per cent to stand at 1,894.98. The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) advanced 2.32 points or 0.19 per cent to stand at 1,205.22.
Turnover on the DSE stands at BDT 1.10 billion when the report was filed at 11am.
Of the issues traded till then, 151 advanced, 50 declined and 44 issues remained unchanged.
United Power was the most traded stocks with shares worth BDT 155 million changing hands followed by United Airways, Islami Bank, Saif Powertec and Orion Infusion.
The port city bourse – the CSE (Chittagong Stock Exchange) also saw positive trend in early hour of trading with its Selective Category Index — CSCX – gained 6.60 points to stand at 9,109.74, also at 11am.
Of the issues traded till then, 67 gained, 39 declined and 29 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 86 million.