Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks opened with a positive note on Monday, amid stable turnover.
Both the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) began the day with upward trend in the second trading day of the week.
The key index of DSE gained 12.22 points while the selective index of the CSE rose 22.86 points after first 15 minutes of trade.
DSEX, the benchmark index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange, went up by 12.22 points or 0.26 percent to reach at 4,620.25, after first 15 minutes of the day’s trading when this report was filed at 10:45am.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, gained 6.93 points or 0.39 percent to stand at 1,750.41.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) advanced 5.43   points or 0.49 percent to reach at 1,100.03.
Turnover also remained positive and DSE turnover stands at BDT 1.73 billion when the report was filed at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 95 advanced, 33 declined and 27 issues remained unchanged.
Lafarg Surma Cement was the most traded stocks till then with shares BDT 34 million changing hands followed by KDS Accessories Limited, Renata, United Power Generation & Distribution Company Ltd, Aman Feed and Brac Bank.
The port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) – also saw positive trend with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – gained 22.86 points to stand at 8,590.79, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 22 gained, nine declined and five issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 13 million.