Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)- Bangladesh’s stocks saw negative trend in early hours of trading on Sunday, the opening day after a nine-day Eid vacation.
DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange went down by 9.49 points or 0.21 percent to stand at 4,417.66 points after first 30 minutes of trade when the report was filed at 11am.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips lost 7.18 points or 0.45 percent to reach at 1,619.33 points. The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) declined by 0.20 points or 0.02 percent to stands at 1,004.45 points.
DSE turnover stands at BDT 517 million when the report was filed at 11am.
Of the issues traded till then, 79 advanced, 43 declined and 27 issues remained unchanged.
Beximco Limited was the most traded stocks with shares worth BDT 155 million changing hands till then followed by Shahjibazar Power, ACI, FAR Chemical and Peninsula Chittagong.
The port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange also saw negative trend in early hour with its Selective Category Index — CSCX – lost 20 points to stand at 8,361.39 points, also at 11am.
Of the issues traded till then, 25 gained, 17 declined and 11 remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 26.23 million.
BBN/SSR/AD-03Aug14-11:52 am (BST)