Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)-Bangladesh’s stocks continued its upward trend at midday from the early trading on Thursday, the last trading session of the week.
Both the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), the prime bourse of Bangladesh, and Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE), the port city bourse of the country, opened with a positive note and continued it till filing the report at 12:30pm.
The key index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) advanced 17.82 points while the selective category index of the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) earned 23.64 points at 12:30pm.
DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went up by 17.82 points or 0.37 per cent to reach at 4,783 points, when this report was filed.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, gained 0.67 points or 0.04 per cent to stand at 1,764 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also advanced 1.03 points or 0.09 per cent to reach at 1,130 points.
DSE turnover stands at BDT 3.07 million when the report was filed.
Of the issues traded till then, 186 advanced, 94 declined and 35 issues remained unchanged.
Beximco was the most traded stocks till then with shares BDT 160 million changing hands followed by Generation Next Fashions Limited, Bangladesh Building Systems Ltd, Doreen Power Generations and Systems Limited, The Peninsula Chittagong Limited and National Bank Ltd.
The port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) also saw positive trend with its Selective Category Index- CSCX– advancing 23.64 points to stand at 8953.04 points, also at 12:30pm.
Of the issues traded till then, 109 gained, 63 declined and 33 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 1.86 billion