Dhaka Stock Exchange

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Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed upward trend in early hour of trading on Tuesday as investors were active in sector specific large-cap stocks.
After facing modest correction in the previous session, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) opened positive amid increasing turnover.
After first 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse rose 7.05 points while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse advanced 17 points at 10:45am when the report was filed.
DSEX, the prime index of the DSE, went up by 7.05 points or 0.12 percent to reach at 5,831 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The two other induces also saw upward trend till then. The DS30 index, comprising blue chips rose 3.31 points or 0.16 per cent to 2,136 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) advanced 1.28 points or 0.09 percent to stand at 1,325 points.
Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stood at BDT 1.05 billion when the report was filed at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 115 advanced, 79 declined and 61 remained unchanged.
Shahjibazar Power was the most traded stocks till then with shares worth BDT 178 million changing hands, followed by Simtex Industries BDT 80 million, Confidence Cement BDT 60 million, MJL BD BDT 56 million and Fu-Wang Food BDT 40 million.
The port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange – (CSE) also saw positive trend with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – advancing 17 points to stand at 10,922 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 42 gained, 30 declined and 22 issues remained unchanged with BDT 40 million in turnover.