Retailers trade at Dhaka Stock Exchange office. BBN file photo

Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed positive trend in early trading on Sunday amid choppy trading, the first trading session of the week, as investors were active both sides of trading fence.
Following the previous day’s marginal gain, both bourses — the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) saw positive trend amid volatile trading.
After 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced 3.06 points while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse gained 12.91 points when the report was filing at 10:45am.
DSEX, the benchmark index of the DSE, went up by 3.06 points or 0.05 per cent to stand at 5,739.49 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, advanced 1.58 points or 0.07 per cent to reach at 2,135.77 points.
However, the DSE Shariah Index (DSES) fell 3.15 points or 0.24 per cent to stand at 1,309.56 points till then.
Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stands at BDT 825 million when the report was filed at 10:45 million.
Saif Powertec dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 70 million changing hands till then, closely followed by Regent Textile Mills BDT 62 million, Southeast Bank BDT 50 million, Beximco BDT 49 million and City Bank BDT 48 million.
Of the issues traded till then, 94 advanced, 82 declined and 37 issues remained unchanged.
The port city bourse CSE also saw positive trend with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – advancing 12.91 points to stand at 10,800 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 29 gained, 14 declined and 10 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 20 million.