Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed upward trend in early hour of trading on Tuesday, the third session of the week.
Both bourses – Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) saw upbeat note in early trading.
After 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced 16.88 points while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse rose 39.98 points when the report was filing at 10:45am.
DHAKA STOCK EXCHANGE:
DSEX, the benchmark index of the DSE, went up by 16.88 points or 0.30 per cent to stand at 5575.46 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The two other indices also saw upward trend till then.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, advanced 6.06 points or 0.30 per cent to reach at 2030.82 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) rose 4.32 points or 0.33 per cent to stand at 1,303.35 points.
Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stands at BDT 1.19 million when the report was filed at 10:45 million riding on LankaBangla Finance as investors grabbed its share following dividend declaration news.
LankaBangla dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 264 million changing hands till then, followed by Fortune Shoes BDT 59 million, Pacific Denims BDT 56 million, Keya Cosmetics BDT 53 million and IDLC Finance BDT 41 million.
Of the issues traded till then, 156 advanced, 31 declined and 25 issues remained unchanged.
CHITTAGONG STOCK EXCHANGE:
The port city bourse CSE also saw upward note till then with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – gaining 39.98 points to stand at 10460.72 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 53 gained, 16 declined and 9 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 46 million.
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