Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)-Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed steep rise in early hour of trading on Monday, the second trading session of the New Year 2017.
Maintaining the previous day’s upbeat note, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) saw upward trend till filed the report at 10:45am.
The key index of the DSE advanced 25.66 points, while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse gained 52.95 points within first 15 minutes of the day’s trading at 10:45am.
DSEX, the benchmark index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went up by 25.66 points or 0.50 per cent to stand at 5,109.55 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The two other indices also saw upward trend. The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, jumped 5.09 points or 0.28 per cent to reach at 1,826.97 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) rose 3.95 points or 0.33 per cent to stand at 1,204.48 points.
Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stands at BDT 1.23 billion when the report was filed at 10:45 million, riding on Aramit Cement and Bangladesh Building Systems.
Of the issues traded till then, 175 advanced, 38 declined and 30 issues remained unchanged.
Aramit Cement dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 112 million changing hands till then, followed by Bangladesh Building Systems BDT 87 million, Singer Bangladesh BDT 83 million, Aftab Automobiles BDT 62 million and Confidence Cement BDT 49 million.
The port city bourse CSE also saw upward trend till then with its Selective Category Index – CSCX –advancing 52.95 points to stand at 9,510.92 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 73 gained, 13 declined and 11 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 46 million.