Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks retained the gaining trend at midday which began at opening on Tuesday, the third session of the week.
The positive mood was continuing in the Bangladesh two bourses since last four sessions, as lucrative price ranges in some large-cap stocks attracted the investors.
The key index of Dhaka Stock Exchange gains 24.58 points while the selective category index of the Chittagong Stock Exchange rise 51.41 points at 12:40pm when this report was updated.
DSEX, the benchmark index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange, went up by 24.58 points or 0.51 percent to reach at 4810.77 at 12:40pm when the report was updated.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, rose 14.54 points or 0.79 percent to stand at 1839.47.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) advanced 9.59 points or 0.81 percent to reach at 1,185.06.
DSE turnover stands at BDT 2.15 billion when the report was updated.
Of the issues traded till then, 138 advanced, 116 declined and 57 issues remained unchanged.
BX Pharma was the most traded stocks till then with shares BDT 116 million changing hands followed by Aman Feed, BSRM Ltd, Al-Haj Textiles, Islami Bank and Squre Pharma.
The port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) also saw upward trend with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – gained 51.41 points to stand at 8,957.26, also at 12:40pm.
Of the issues traded till then, 93 gained, 73 declined and 37 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 118 million.