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Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed positive trend in early hour of trading on Wednesday, the fourth session of the week, as some optimistic investors went on buying spree.
Following the previous day’s gain, both bourses – the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) – opened higher amid slow trading activities.
After 15 minutes of the trading, the key index of the DSE advanced 6.37 points while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse gained 23 points when this report was filed at 10:45am.
DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went up by 6.37 points or 0.11 percent to stand at 5,475.84 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, advanced 0.70 points or 0.03 percent to reach at 2027.06 points.
However, the DSE Shariah Index (DSES) fell 0.12 points or 0.01 per cent to stand at 1,263.02 points.
Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stands at only BDT 578 million when the report was filed at 10:45 million.
LankaBangla Finance dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 222 million changing hands till then, followed by ICB BDT 74 million, IDLC Finance BDT 27 million, Ratanpur Steel BDT 18 million and Bangladesh Shipping Corporation BDT 14 million.
Of the issues traded till then, 104 advanced, 35 declined and 30 issues remained unchanged.
The port city bourse, the CSE also open positive trend with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – advancing 23 points to stand at 10,296 points also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 26 gained, 15 declined and 6 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 12 million.