Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks stayed in the positive trend at midday on Monday as some investors continued on buying spree on sector-wise stocks.
Following the previous day’s mild correction, 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 12 points while the CSE All Share Price Index (CASPI) of port city’s bourse rose 19 points at 10:45am.
After 30 minutes of trading, the DSEX advanced more than 32 points while the CSE All Share Price Index (CASPI) of port city’s bourse rose 38 points at 11:00am.
After 90 minutes of trading, DSEX advanced more than 36 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 5,447 points, advancing 36.44 points or 0.67 percent at 12noon.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, also gained 6.33 points to reach at 1,908 points till then.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also gained 7.13 points to stand at 1,264 points till then.
Turnover, the crucial indicator of the market, stands at BDT 3.90 billion when the report was filed at 12noon.
Khulna Power was the most traded stocks till then with shares worth BDT 424 million changing hands, followed by Dragon Sweater BDT 270 million, United Power BDT 186 million, Active Fine Chemicals BDT 172 million and Singer BD BDT 151 million.
Of the issues traded till then, 204 advanced, 77 declined and 43 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 68 points to stand at 16,764 points, also at 12noon.
The Selective Categories Index of the port city bourse also gained 40 points to reach at 10,153 points till then.
Of the issues traded till then, 109 gained, 50 declined and 19 issues remained unchanged with BDT 193 million in turnover.