Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks stayed in positive zone at midday on Sunday as investors remained active on sector-wise stocks.
Following the previous week’s upbeat trend, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) opened higher amid rising trading activities.
Within first 30 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced more than 30 points while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse rose 69 points at 10:30am.
After first hour of trading, DSEX advanced nearly 22 points while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse gained 53 points at 11:30am.
After 90 minutes of trading, DSEX, the prime index of the DSE rose more than 15 points, while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse advanced 38 points when the report was filed at 12noon.
DHAKA STOCK EXCHANGE:
DSEX, the prime index of the DSE stands at 6,130 points, advancing 15.30 points or 0.25 percent at 12noon.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips advanced 6.47 points or 0.29 percent to reach at 2185 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) gained 7.52 points or 0.55 percent to reach at 1,355 points.
Turnover, the crucial indicator of the market, stands at BDT 4.83 billion, when the report was filed at 12noon.
Lafarge Surma Cement led the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 260 million changing hands, closely followed by Summit Power BDT 177 million, LankaBangla Finance BDT 176 million, Premier Bank BDT 143 million and Mithun Knitting BDT 136 million.
Of the issues traded till then, 144 advanced, 121 declined and 52 issues remained unchanged on the DSE trading floor.
CHITTAGONG STOCK EXCHANGE:
The port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange – (CSE) also saw positive with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – advancing 38 points to stand at 11,507 points, also at 12noon.
Of the issues traded till then, 90 gained, 88 declined and 24 issues remained unchanged with BDT 216 in turnover.