Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed downward trend in early hour of trading on Sunday, the opening trading session of the week.
After 15 minutes of the day’s trading, DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went down by 32.81 points or 0.69 percent to reach at 4,748.55, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, plunged 18.04 points or 0.99 percent to stand at 1,797.95.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) shed 11.26 points or 0.98 percent to reach at 1,138.45.
DSE turnover stands at only BDT 196 million when the report was filed at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 47 advanced, 114 declined and 26 issues remained unchanged.
Lafarge Surma Cement was the most traded stocks till then with shares BDT 24 million changing hands followed by Far Chemical, United Airways, GP, and Mozzaffar Hossain Spinning Mills.
The port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) – also saw negative trend with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – losing 11.45 points to stand at 8,901.75, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 8 gained, 16 declined and 4 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 14.40 million.