Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)-Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed downward trend at midday on Thursday, the last trading session of the week.
Both the Dhaka Stock Exchange, the prime bourse of Bangladesh, and Chittagong Stock Exchange, the port city bourse of the country, showed mixed attitude from the beginning and continued its negative trend at midday.
The key index of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) lost 5.80 points, while the port city bourse, selective category index of Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) declined 5.86 points when the reports was updated around 12:30pm.
DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went down by 5.80 points or 0.13 per cent to stand at 4, 375.36 points, when the report was filed at 12:30pm.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, lost 2.50 points or 0.15 per cent to stand at 1,655.65 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also sheds 0.98 points or -0.09 per cent to reach at 1,059.82 points.
DSE turnover stands at BDT 1.49 billion when the report was filed at 12:30pm.
Of the issues traded till then, 132 advanced, 107 declined and 55 issues remained unchanged.
Bangladesh Steel Re-Rolling Mills Limited was the most traded stocks till then with shares BDT 122 million changing hands followed by Emerald Oil, Keya Cosmetics, AFC Agro Biotech Ltd, Delta Brac Housing Finance Corp. Ltd and Dragon Sweater and Spinning Limited.
The port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE), however, saw negative trend with its Selective Category Index- CSCX– falling 5.86 points to stand at 8,178.43 points, also at 12:27pm.
Of the issues traded till then, 74 gained, 69 declined 34 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 81 million.