Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)-Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed downward trend at midday on Wednesday, the fourth 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) shedded 12.80 points, while the port city bourse, selective catagory index of Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) declined 21.28 points around 12:30pm.
DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went down by 12.80 points or -0.27 per cent to reach at 4,463.09 points, when the report was filed at 12:30pm.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) slips 2.18 points or 0.20 per cent to reach at 1085.21 points.
However, the DS30 index, comprising blue chips, also fell 9.91 points or 0.58 per cent to stand at 1703.43 points.
DSE turnover stands at BDT 1.72 billion when the report was filed at 12:30pm.
Of the issues traded till then, 94 advanced, 133 declined and 55 issues remained unchanged.
Summit Power was the most traded stocks till then with shares BDT 115 million changing hands followed by AFC Agro, Alltex Industries, Shahjibazar Power Co. Ltd, Summit Purbanchol Power Company Limited and Orion Infusion Ltd.
The port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE), however, saw negative trend with its Selective Category Index- CSCX– falling 21.28 points to stand at 8, 368.37 points, also at 12:24pm.
Of the issues traded till then, 64 gained, 78 declined 40 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 121 million.