Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)-Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed downward trend on Monday, the second 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 sliding attitude from the beginning and continued its negative trend throughout the session.
The key index of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) lost 29.34 points, while the port city bourse, selective category index of Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) declined 58.20 points at the closing.
DHAKA STOCK EXCHANGE:
DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went down by 29.34 points or 0.66 per cent to reach at 4,401.78 points, when the report was filed at 2:57pm.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, fell 7.19 points or -0.42 per cent to stand at 1,673.94 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also shed 5.78 points or –0.54 per cent to reach at 1,064.60 points.
DSE turnover stands at BDT 4.18 billion at the closing.
Of the issues traded till then, 79 advanced, 206 declined and 36 issues remained unchanged.
LankaBangla Finance ltd was the most traded stocks till then with shares BDT 205 million changing hands followed by Keya Cosmetics, Doreen Power Generations and Systems Limited, Aman Feed, BSRM and Power Grid Company of Bangladesh Ltd.
CHITTAGONG STOCK EXCHANGE:
The port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) also saw negative trend with its Selective Category Index- CSCX– falling 58.20 points to stand at 8,231.92 points at the closing.
Of the issues traded till then, 51 gained, 164 declined 30 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 248 million.