Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks stayed in the positive trend at midday on Wednesday as investors continued their buying spree on sector-wise stocks.
Following the previous two days’ upturn, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) opened higher.
Within first 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced more than 22 points while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse rose 22 points at 10:45am.
After 30 minutes of trading, the DSEX gained more than 13 points while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse rose 34 points at 11:00am.
After 90 minutes of trading, DSEX advanced more than 11 points while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse rose 4.48 points when the report was filed at 12noon.
DHAKA STOCK EXCHANGE:
DSEX, the prime index of the DSE stands at 6,141 points, advancing 11.13 points or 0.18 percent at 12noon.
The two other indices also saw positive trend till then. The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, rose 5.24 points or 0.23 per cent to reach at 2,216 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) gained 3.35 points or 0.25 per cent to reach at 1,332 points.
Turnover, the crucial indicator of the market, stands at BDT 2.88 billion, when the report was filed at 12noon.
Uttara Bank was the most traded stocks till then with shares worth BDT 171 million changing hands, closely followed by City Bank BDT 146 million, UCB BDT 128 million, Dhaka Bank BDT 117 million and Oimex Electrode BDT 112 million.
Of the issues traded till then, 150 advanced, 95 declined and 68 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 its Selective Category Index – CSCX –advancing 4.48 points to stand at 11,516 points, also at 12noon.
Of the issues traded till then, 86 gained, 59 declined and 24 issues remained unchanged with BDT 100 million in turnover.