Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)-Bangladesh’s stocks saw downward trend in early hour of trading on Wednesday, the fourth 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 downward trend.
The key index of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) plunged 16.60 points and the port city bourse Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) shedded 10.17 points after 15 minutes of the day’s trading.
DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went down by 16.60 points or 0.36 per cent to reach at 4,479.75, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, lost 6.0 points or 0.35 per cent to stand at 1,701.91.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) shed 5.39 points or 0.49 per cent to reach at 1,078.
DSE turnover stands at BDT 278 million when the report was filed at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 36 advanced, 107 declined and 19 issues remained unchanged.
United Airways was the most traded stocks till then with shares BDT 31 million changing hands followed by Saif Powertec, United Power, IFAD Autos and Desh Garment.
The port city bourse- the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) also saw negative trend with its Selective Category Index- CSCX- losing 10.17 points to stand at 8,337.07, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 8 gained, 33 declined and 5 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 12.45 million.