Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)– Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed downward trend in early hour of trading on Sunday with slow trend, the opening day of the week.
Meanwhile, trading on both bourses will remain closed from July 1 to July 9 on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr.
Both bourses—the premier bourse Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the port city bourse Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) opened lower amid slow movement when filed the report at 10:45am.
The key index of the DSE fell 16.49 points, while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse lost 9.54 points within 15 minutes of the day’s trading at 10:45am.
DHAKA STOCK EXCHANGE:
DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went down by 16.49 points or 0.37 percent to stand at 4,364.97 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, lost 6.0 points or 0.33 percent to reach at 1,708.37 points. The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also declined 3.03 points or 0.28 percent to reach at 1,075.87 points.
DSE turnover stands at BDT 215 million when the report was filed at 10:45am, riding on Olympic Accessories and National Feed Mills.
Of the issues traded till then, 33 advanced, 123 declined and 43 issues remained unchanged.
Olympic Accessories dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 29 million changing hands till then, followed by National Feed Mills, AMCE Laboratories, Aman Feed and IBN Sina.
CHITTAGONG STOCK EXCHANGE:
The port city bourse CSE also saw downward trend till then with its Selective Category Index- CSCX– plunging 9.54 points to stand at 8,182.13 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 19 gained, 44 declined 8 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 12 million.