Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed upward trend in early hour of trading on Tuesday as the optimistic investors went on buying spree on sector specific stocks.
After previous day’s mild correction, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) opened higher in early trading.
After 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced 23.12 points while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse rose 46.62 points when the report was filing at 10:45am.
DSEX, the benchmark index of the DSE, went up by 23.12 points or 0.41 per cent to stand at 5682.84 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The two other indices also saw positive trend.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, advanced 3.82 points or 0.18 per cent to reach at 2,047.20 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) gained 3.25 points or 0.25 per cent to stand at 1,310.52 points till then.
Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stands at BDT 712 million when the report was filed at 10:45 million.
LankaBangla Finance dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 60 million changing hands till then, followed by Al-Arafa Islami Bank BDT 42 million, IPDC Finance BDT 37 million, Shepherd Industries BDT 33 million and First Security Islami Bank BDT 29 million.
Of the issues traded till then, 115 advanced, 48 declined and 32 issues remained unchanged.
The port city bourse CSE also saw upward trend till then with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – advancing 46.62 points to stand at 10686 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 53 gained, 15 declined and 12 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 35 million.