Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Share prices on the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) saw positive trend in early hours of trading on Monday amid modest see-saw.

DSEX, the prime index of the DSE went up by 1.35 points or 0.02 per cent to stand at 4,698.65 points after first 30 minutes of trade at 11am.

The DS30 index, comprising blue chips gained 2.02 points or 0.11 per cent to reach at 1,704.77 points. DSEX Shariah Index (DSES) advanced 1.69 points or 0.16 per cent to stands at 1,003.96 points.

The turnover value on DSE stands at BDT 450.50 million when the report was filed at 11am. Of the issues traded till then, 84 advanced, 82 declined and 29 remained unchanged.

Olympic Industries was the most traded stocks with shares worth BDT 42 million changing hands till then followed by Heidelberg Cement, GP, Square Pharma and BSCCL.
The port city bourse – the CSE also witnessed positive trend at opening amid volatility, with its Selective Category Index — CSCX gained 5.24 points or 0.05 per cent to stand at 9,196.84 points, also at 11am.

Of the issues traded till then, 32 gained, 39 declined and 10 remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 42 million.

BBN/BB/SI-03Mar14-11:29 am (BST)