Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks maintained the positive trend at midday on Sunday as investors remained on buying spree on sector-wise stocks.
Following the last week’s marginal correction, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) witnessed marginally higher with low trading activities.
Within first 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced 12 points while the CSE All Share Price Index (CASPI) of port city’s bourse advanced 27 points at 10:45am.
After 30 minutes of trading, the DSEX advanced more than 14 points while the CSE All Share Price Index (CASPI) of port city’s bourse gained 52 points at 11:00am
After 90 minutes of trading, DSEX advanced more than 23 points while the CSE All Shares Price Index rose 83 points at 12noon, when the report was filed.
DHAKA STOCK EXCHANGE
DSEX, the prime index of the DSE stands at 5,268 points, gaining 23.44 points or 0.45 percent at 12noon.
Two other indices also saw positive trend till then. The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, advanced 1.48 points to reach at 1,857 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) rose 7.40 points to stand at 1,215 points till then.
Turnover, the crucial indicator of the market, stands at BDT 2.27 billion when the report was filed at 12noon.
United Power was the most traded stocks till then with shares worth BDT 190 million changing hands, closely followed by Khulna Power, Silva Pharma, SK Trims Industries and Active Fine Chemicals.
Of the issues traded till then, 164 advanced, 84 declined and 51 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 83 points to stand at 16,138 points, also at 12noon.
The Selective Categories Index of the port city bourse also rose 51 points to reach at 9,780 points till then.
Of the issues traded till then, 78 gained, 43 declined and 19 issues remained unchanged with BDT 64 million in turnover.