Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks stayed in the positive trend at midday on Tuesday as some investors continued their buying spree on sector-wise stocks.
Following the previous four days’ negative trend, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) opened higher amid rising trading activities.
Within first 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced more than 32 points while the CSE All Share Price Index (CASPI) of port city’s bourse gained 36 points at 10:45am.
After 30 minutes of trading, the DSEX advanced more than 42 Points while the CSE All Share Price Index (CASPI) of port city’s bourse rose 83 points at 11:00am.
After 90 minutes of trading, DSEX advanced more than 18 points while the CSE All Shares Price Index gained 68 points at 12noon when the report was filed.
DHAKA STOCK EXCHANGE
DSEX, the prime index of the DSE stands at 5,462 points, gaining 18.81 points or 0.34 percent at 12noon.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, also gained 3.25 points to reach at 1905 points till then.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) advanced 2.83 points to stand at 1,263 points till then.
Turnover, the crucial indicator of the market, stands at BDT 2.85 billion when the report was filed at 12noon.
Khulna Power was the most traded stocks till then with shares worth BDT 360 million changing hands, followed by Active Fine BDT 233 million, Shasha Denims BDT 166 million, Intech BDT 135 million and National Housing Finance BDT 104 million.
Of the issues traded till then, 154 advanced, 112 declined and 49 issues remained unchanged on the DSE trading floor.
CHITTAGONG STOCK EXCHANGE
The port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange – (CSE) also saw upward till then with CSE All Shares Price Index of port city’s bourse–advancing 68 points to stand at 16,828 points, also at 12noon.
The Selective Categories Index of the port city bourse also gained 38 points to reach at 10,195 points till then.
Of the issues traded till then, 94 gained, 57 declined and 21 issues remained unchanged with BDT 90 million in turnover.