Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks stayed in the positive trend at midday on Tuesday as investors remained on buying spree on sector-wise stocks.
Following the previous day’s flat ending, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) witnessed positive note with rising trading activities.
Within first 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced more than 2.0 points while the CSE All Share Price Index (CASPI) of port city’s bourse rose 4.0 points at 10:45am.
After 30 minutes of trading, the DSEX advanced more than 16 points while the CSE All Share Price Index (CASPI) of port city’s bourse rose 23 points at 11:00am.
After 90 minutes of trading, DSEX advanced more than 45 points while the CSE All Shares Price Index gained 109 points at 12noon when the report was filed.
DHAKA STOCK EXCHANGE
DSEX, the prime index of the DSE stands at 5,302 points, gaining 45 points or 0.86 percent at 12noon.
Two other indices also saw positive trend till then. The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, advanced 12 points to reach at 1,865 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) rose 3.49 points to stand at 1,218 points till then.
Turnover, the crucial indicator of the market, stands at BDT 3.56 billion when the report was filed at 12noon.
Khulna Power Company was the most traded stocks till then with shares worth BDT 378 million changing hands, closely followed by Brac Bank, Shepherd Industries, United Power and Pharma Aids.
Of the issues traded till then, 182 advanced, 88 declined and 42 issues remained unchanged on the DSE trading floor.
CHITTAGONG STOCK EXCHANGE
The port city’s bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange – (CSE), also saw positive trend till then with CSE All Shares Price Index of port city’s bourse – advancing 109 points to stand at 16,247 points, also at 12noon.
The Selective Categories Index of the port city bourse also rose 68 points to reach at 9,850 points till then.
Of the issues traded till then, 93 gained, 69 declined and 22 issues remained unchanged with BDT 110 million in turnover.