Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)- The Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) saw steep rise in early hours of trading on Wednesday, the fourth trading session of the week.
DSEX, the prime index of the DSE went up by 57.78 points or 1.21 percent to stand at 4,817.18 points after first 30 minutes of trade when the report was filed at 11.05am.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips gained 27.89 points or 1.50 percent to reach at 1,886.30 points. The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) advanced 16.97 points or 1.50 percent to stands at 1,143.51 points.
DSE turnover stands at BDT 1.85 billion when the report was filed at 11am.
Of the issues traded till then, 163 advanced, 35 declined and 28 issues remain unchanged.
GP was the most traded stocks with shares worth BDT 185 million changing hands till then followed by Beximco, ACI Formulations, Lafarge Surma Cement and Unique Hotel.
The port city bourse – the CSE also saw sharp rise in early hour with its Selective Category Index — CSCX – gained 79.80 points to stand at 8,942.56 points, also at 11am.
Of the issues traded till then, 68 gained, 26 declined and 11 remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 104 million.
BBN/SSR/AD-17Sept14-11:19 am (BST)