Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)-Bangladesh’s stocks plunged in the early hour of trading on Sunday amid choppy trading, the opening 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 Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) down 35.01 points while the port city bourse Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) dropped 5.22 points after 15 minutes of the day’s trading.
DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went down by 35.01 points or 0.75 per cent to at 4,622.92 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, plummeted 5.06 points or 0.29 per cent to stand at 1,745.96 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) fell 4.11 points or 0.36 per cent to reach at 1,113.26.
DSE turnover stands at BDT 303 million when the report was filed at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 65 advanced, 64 declined and 32 issues remained unchanged.
Emerald Oil was the most traded stocks till then with shares BDT 85 million changing hands followed by IT Consultants, United Airways, Alltex Industries and CMC Kamal.
The port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) also saw downward trend with its Selective Category Index- CSCX –falling 5.22 points to stand at 8,649.16 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 29 gained, 37 declined four issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 19 million.