Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed positive trend in early hour of trading on Wednesday, the fourth session of the week, as optimistic investors remained active on sector specific stocks.
Both bourses – the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) saw upward trend till the report was filing at 10:45am.
The key index of the DSE advanced 6.0 points, while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse rose 31.46 points within first 15 minutes of the day’s trading at 10:45am.
DSEX, the benchmark index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went up by 6.0 points or 0.11 percent to stand at 5,283.42 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
However, the two other indices saw negative trend till then. The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, fell 2.05 points or 0.10 per cent to reach at 1,892.61 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) lost 1.20 points or 0.09 per cent to stand at 1,239.21 points.
Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stands at BDT 2.56 billion when the report was filed at 10:45 million, riding on Beximco and Aman Feed.
Of the issues traded till then, 122 advanced, 113 declined and 36 issues remained unchanged.
Beximco dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 225 million changing hands till then, followed by Aman Feed BDT 133 million, RSRM BDT 92 million, IFIC Bank BDT 88 million and C&A Textiles BDT 72 million.
The port city bourse CSE also saw positive trend till then with its Selective Category Index – CSCX –gaining 31.46 points to stand at 9,865.34 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 59 gained, 48 declined and 14 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 72 million.