Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed negative trend in early hour of trading on Sunday, the opening session of the week, as risk-averse investors were on selling mood.
Both bourses – the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) saw negative trend in early trading amid slow trading activities.
After 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse fell 3.02 points while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse lost 1.93 points when the report was filing at 10:45am.
DSEX, the benchmark index of the DSE, went down by 3.02 points or 0.05 per cent to stand at 5583.72 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, fell 2.43 points or 0.12 per cent to reach at 2,018.60 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) lost 0.19 points or 0.01 per cent to stand at 1,303.83 points till then.
Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stands at BDT 504 billion when the report was filed at 10:45 million.
Ratanpur Steel Re-rolling Mills dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 63 million changing hands till then, followed by Baraka Power BDT 36 million, LankaBangla Finance BDT 29 million, Shasha Denims BDT 29 million and IFAD Autos BDT 18 million.
Of the issues traded till then, 64 advanced, 70 declined and 46 issues remained unchanged.
The port city bourse CSE also saw negative trend till then with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – losing 1.93 points to stand at 10490.54 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 34 gained, 23 declined and 7 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 35 million.