Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks opened with a positive note on Sunday, amid slight volatility.
Both the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) began the day with upward trend in the first trading day of the week.
The key index of DSE gained 6.84 points while the selective index of the CSE rose 8.14 points after first 15 minutes of trade.
DHAKA STOCK EXCHANGE:
DSEX, the benchmark index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange, went up by 6.84 points or 0.14 percent to reach at 4,826.29, after first 15 minutes of the day’s trading when this report was filed at 10:45am.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, gained 0.64 points or 0.03 percent to stand at 1,848.76.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) advanced 0.28 points or 0.02 percent to reach at 1,186.95.
Turnover remained slow and DSE turnover stands at BDT 237 million when the report was filed at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 94 advanced, 29 declined and 19 issues remained unchanged.
United Power Generation & Distribution Company was the most traded stocks till then with shares BDT 25 million changing hands followed by Aman Feed, BSRM and Beximco.
CHITTAGONG STOCK EXCHANGE:
The port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) – also saw positive trend with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – gained 8.14 points to stand at 8,994.62, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 30 gained, 7 declined and 9 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 16 million.