Investor is in dejection as Bangladesh’s stocks plunge. BBN file photo

Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed downward trend in early hour of trading on Wednesday as the investors are booking profits.
Following the previous two days’ sharp gain, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) saw positive trend while the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) saw negative in early trading.
After first 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse fell 6.68 points while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse lost 21 points at 10:15am when the report was filed.
DSEX, the prime index of the DSE, went down by 6.68 points or 0.11 percent to reach at 5,869 points, at 10:15am.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips also fell 4.55 points or 0.21 per cent to 2,132 points.
However, the DSE Shariah Index (DSES) advanced 0.24 points or 0.01 percent to stand at 1,316 points.
Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stood at BDT 1.40 billion when the report was filed at 10:15am.
Of the issues traded till then, 118 advanced, 65 declined and 54 remained unchanged.
LankaBangla Finance was the most traded stocks till then with shares worth BDT 412 million changing hands, closely followed byTung hai Knitting BDT 91 million, Fu-Wang Food BDT 59 million and Saif Powertec BDT 45 million.
The port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange – (CSE) saw downward till then trend with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – losing 21 points to stand at 10,983 points, also at 10:15am.
Of the issues traded till then, 43 gained, 34 declined and 20 issues remained unchanged with BDT 51 million in turnover.