Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed positive trend in early hour of trading on Tuesday as some optimistic investors remained active on sector specific stocks.
Both bourses – the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) saw positive trend in early trading amid slow trend.
After 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced 4.71 points while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse gained 15.27 points when the report was filing at 10:45am.
After two days positive ending, DSEX, the benchmark index of the DSE, went up by 4.71 points or 0.08 per cent to stand at 5624.96 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, advanced 0.79 points or 0.04 per cent to reach at 2030.47 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) gained 0.15 point or 0.01 per cent to stand at 1,307.62 points till then.
Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stands at BDT 765 billion when the report was filed at 10:45 million.
Central Pharmaceuticals dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 85 million changing hands till then, followed by LankaBangla Finance BDT 81 million, Active Fine Chemicals BDT 76 million, Islami Bank BDT 55 million and Fortune Shoes BDT 52 million.
Of the issues traded till then, 107 advanced, 46 declined and 48 issues remained unchanged.
The port city bourse CSE also saw positive trend till then with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – advancing 15.27 points to stand at 10561 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 46 gained, 16 declined and 13 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 181 million.