Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)– The Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) saw sharp gain in early hours of trading on Sunday as the government made some positive changes in its Finance Bill 2014-15, regarding stock market.
DSEX, the prime index of the DSE went up by 46.92 points or 1.06 percent to stand at 4,456.32 points after first 30 minutes of trade when the report was filed at 11am.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips gained 16.58 points or 1.03 percent to reach at 1,633.16 points. The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) went up by 8.46 points or 0.84 percent to stands at 1,014.72 points.
DSE turnover stands at BDT 492 million when the report was filed at 11am.
Of the issues traded till then, 158 advanced, 16 declined and 17 issues remained unchanged.
Lafarge Surma Cement was the most traded stocks with shares worth BDT 54.32 million changing hands till then followed by EHL, Beximco, BSRM Steels and United Airways.
The port city bourse – the CSE also saw upward trend at opening with its Selective Category Index — CSCX – gained 30.19 points to stand at 8,431.58 points, also at 11am.
Of the issues traded till then, 36 gained, 6 declined and 2 remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 30.90 million.