Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed downward trend in early hour of trading on Monday, the second trading session of the week.
Both bourses — the premier bourse Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the port city bourse Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) saw negative trend when filed the report at 10:45am.
The key index of the DSE fell 6.62 points, while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse lost 1.73 points within 15 minutes of the day’s trading at 10:45am.
DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went down by 6.62 points or 0.15 percent to stand at 4,518.73 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The two other indices also saw negative trend till then. The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, fell 2.78 points or 0.16 percent to reach at 1,767.50 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also shed 1.46 points or 0.13 percent to reach at 1,107.64 points.
DSE turnover stands at BDT 275 million when the report was filed at 10:45am, riding on CVO Petrochemicals and National Tubes.
Of the issues traded till then, 83 advanced, 76 declined and 46 issues remained unchanged.
CVO Petrochemicals dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 51 million changing hands till then, followed by National Tubes, KDS Accessories, Islami Bank and Olympic Accessories.
The port city bourse CSE also saw negative trend till then with its Selective Category Index- CSCX–falling 1.73 points to stand at 8,469.91 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 29 gained, 23 declined and 10 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 12 million.