Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks kept the early hour’s positive trend at midday on Monday amid slow trend as the optimistic investors remained active on buying spree.
Following last five consecutive sessions of losing streak, the market opened positive and the key index of prime bourse advanced 13 points to reach at 5,586 points at 10:40am.
After 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced 9.10 points while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse rose 22.48 points when the report was updated at 10:45am.
After 30 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s major bourse advanced 8.44 points while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse soared 26.55 points at 11:00am.
At 12:00noon, the Bangladesh’s stocks maintained the upward trend and DSEX went up by 13.69 points while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse advanced 30.31 points when the report was updated.
DHAKA STOCK EXCHANGE:
After one and a half hours of trading, DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) stood at 5,586.77 points, advancing 13.69 points or 0.25 per cent when the report was filed at 12:00noon.
The two other indices also saw positive trend till then.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips advanced 5.51 points or 0.27 per cent to reach at 2,016.38 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also gained 2.04 points or 0.16 per cent to reach at 1,301.95 points.
Turnover, the crucial indicator of the market, stood at BDT 3.56 billion when the report was filed at 12:00noon.
LankaBangla Finance dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 240 million changing hands till then, closely followed by GPH Ispat BDT 203 million, Central Pharma BDT140 million, Ratanpur Steel Re-rolling Mills BDT 113 million and Baraka Power BDT 101 million.
Of the issues traded till then, 186 advanced, 77 declined and 42 issues remained unchanged on the DSE trading floor.
CHITTAGONG STOCK EXCHANGE:
The port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange – (CSE) also saw positive trend till then as its Selective Category Index – CSCX –gaining 30.31 points to stand at 10,886 points, also at 12:00noon.
Of the issues traded till then, 115 gained, 41 declined and 25 issues remained unchanged with BDT 169 million in turnover.
BBN/MS/ANS