Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)-Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed positive trend in early hour of trading on Thursday amid choppy trading, the last trading session of the week.
Both the Dhaka Stock Exchange, the prime bourse of Bangladesh, and Chittagong Stock Exchange, the port city bourse of the country, experienced upward trend.
The key index of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) gained 4.02 points while the port city bourse Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) earned 6.17 points after 15 minutes of the day’s trading.
DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went up by 4.02 points or 0.08 per cent to at 4,517.99 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, gained 0.78 points or 0.04 per cent to stand at 1,717.88.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) advanced 0.69 points or 0.06 per cent to reach at 1,091.41.
DSE turnover stands at BDT 122 million when the report was filed at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 70 advanced, 27 declined and 28 issues remained unchanged.
Quasem Drycells was the most traded stocks till then with shares BDT 29 million changing hands followed by Saif Powertec, Regent Textile, Mithun Knitting and Beximco Pharma.
The port city bourse- the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) also opened positive with its Selective Category Index- CSCX- gaining 6.17 points to stand at 8,412.81, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 16 gained, 11 declined 3 ssues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 11 million.