Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks stayed in the positive trend at midday on Monday as some investors continued on buying binge on sector-wise stocks.
Following the previous day’s marginal gain, 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 20 points while the CSE All Share Price Index (CASPI) of port city’s bourse rose 38 points at 10:45am.
After 30 minutes of trading, the DSEX rose more than 31 points while the CSE All Share Price Index (CASPI) of port city’s bourse advanced 42 points at 11:00am.
After 90 minutes of trading, DSEX advanced more than 17 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 5,386 points, advancing 17.56 points or 0.32 percent at 12noon.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, also gained 5.62 points to reach at 1,895 points till then.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also rose 2.49 points to stand at 1,241 points till then.
Turnover, the crucial indicator of the market, stands at BDT 3.0 billion when the report was filed at 12noon.
IFAD Autos was the most traded stocks till then with shares worth BDT 390 million changing hands, closely followed by United Power BDT 228 million, SK Trims BDT 183 million, Khulna Power, BDT 169 million and BBS Cables BDT 124 million.
Of the issues traded till then, 200 advanced, 81 declined and 40 issues remained unchanged on the DSE trading floor.
CHITTAGONG STOCK EXCHANGE
The port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange – (CSE) also saw positive trend till then with CSE All Shares Price Index of port city’s bourse–gaining 68 points to stand at 16,551 points, also at 12noon.
The Selective Categories Index of the port city bourse also rose 40 points to reach at 10,024 points till then.
Of the issues traded till then, 105 gained, 45 declined and 25 issues remained unchanged with BDT 200 million in turnover.