Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)-Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed roller coaster ride at midday on Tuesday, the third 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 at midday.
The key index of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) slipped 18.78 points, while the port city bourse, selective catagory index of Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) lost 40.78 points when the report was updated around 12:30pm.
DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went down by 18.78 points or 0.42 per cent to stand at 4, 412.87 points, when the report was filed at 12:30pm.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, fell 8.85 points or 0.53 per cent to reach at 1, 669.25 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also shed 2.52 points or -0.23 per cent to reach at 1,066.31 points.
DSE turnover stands at only BDT 1.45 billion when the report was filed at 12:30pm.
Of the issues traded till then, 66 advanced, 183 declined and 49 issues remained unchanged.
Delta Brac Housing Finance was the most traded stocks till then with shares BDT 119 million changing hands followed by, Summit Alliance Port Limited, GSP Finance, BSRM, The Ibn Sina and LankaBangla Finance ltd.
The port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) also saw negative trend till then with its Selective Category Index- CSCX– falling 40.78 points to stand at 8,250.93 points, also at 12:29pm.
Of the issues traded till then, 43 gained, 117 declined 34 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 92 million.