Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks saw negative trend in early hour of trading on Sunday, the first trading session of the week.
Both the market, the Dhaka Stock Exchange, the prime bourse of Bangladesh, and Chittagong Stock Exchange, the port city bourse of the country, nosedived at the beginning with volatility.
The key index of prime bourse dipped 0.25 points while the selective categories index of port city bourse plunged 12.11 after first 15 minutes of trade.
After 15 minutes of the day’s trading, DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went down by 0.25 points to reach at 4,501.90, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, fell 0.07 points to stand at 1,711.28.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) shed 1.30 points or 0.12 percent to reach at 1,083.17.
DSE turnover stands at only BDT 159 million when the report was filed at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 62 advanced, 57 declined and 40 issues remained unchanged.
KDS Accessories was the most traded stocks till then with shares BDT 26 million changing hands followed by IFAD Autos, Quasem Drycells, Unuted Airways and Mithun Knitting.
The port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) – saw downward trend with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – losing 12.11 points to stand at 8,355.75, also at 10.45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 15 gained, 24 declined and 8 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 8.32 million.