Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed upward trend in early hour of trading on Wednesday as some optimistic investors were active on sector specific stocks.
Both bourses – the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) saw positive trend in early trading amid slow trading activities.
After 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced 16.76 points while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse gained 26.95 points when the report was filing at 10:45am.
After two days positive ending, DSEX, the benchmark index of the DSE, went up by 16.76 points or 0.29 per cent to stand at 5629.45 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, advanced 5.46 points or 0.26 per cent to reach at 2031.28 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) gained 5.40 points or 0.41 per cent to stand at 1,311.04 points till then.
Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stands at BDT 892 billion when the report was filed at 10:45 million.
Beximco dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 133 million changing hands till then, followed by CMC Kamal BDT 55 million, Active Fine BDT 52 million, Far Chemicals 51 million and LankaBangla Finance BDT 44 million.
Of the issues traded till then, 140 advanced, 34 declined and 34 issues remained unchanged.
The port city bourse CSE also saw positive trend till then with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – advancing 26.95 points to stand at 10563.21 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 55 gained, 15 declined and 5 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 40 million.