Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed negative trend in early hour of trading on Monday, the opening session of the week.
Both bourses – the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) saw downward trend till the report was filed at 10:45am amid slow trend.
The key index of the DSE fell 13.83 points, while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse lost 4.90 points within first 15 minutes of the day’s trading at 10:45am.
DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went down by 13.83 points or 0.24 per cent to stand at 5,712.40 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The two other indices also saw negative trend. The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, fell 5.41 points or 0.26 per cent to reach at 2071.25 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also lost 2.49 points or 0.19 per cent to stand at 1,298.98 points.
Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stands at BDT 610 million when the report was filed at 10:45 million.
City Bank dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 41 million changing hands till then, closely followed by LankaBangla Finance BDT 40 million, Beximco BDT 38 million, Delta Life Insurance BDT 36 million and Mozaffar Hossain Spinning Mills BDT 33 million.
Of the issues traded till then, 66 advanced, 102 declined and 31 issues remained unchanged.
The port city bourse CSE also saw negative trend till then with its Selective Category Index – CSCX –losing 4.90 points to stand at 10,753.58 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 26 gained, 34 declined and 18 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 28 million.