Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks stayed mixed trend at midday on Tuesday as investors are active on both sides of the trading session amid ongoing earnings and dividend declaration session.
Following the previous day’s sharp decline, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) saw positive trend while the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) opened lower amid low trading activities.
Within first 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced 6.80 points while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse lost 5.25 points at 10:45am.
After first hour of trading, the DSE lost 5.43 points while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse advanced 3.25 points at 11:30am.
After 90 minutes of trading, DSEX gained 3.67 points while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse rose 8.84 points when the report was filed at 12noon.
DHAKA STOCK EXCHANGE:
DSEX, the prime index of the DSE stands at 5,986 points, advancing 3.67 points or 0.06 percent at 12noon.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also advanced 0.01 point to reach at 1,325 points.
However, the DS30 index, comprising blue chips, lost 0.55 points or 0.02 percent to reach at 2,174 points.
Turnover, the crucial indicator of the market, stands at BDT 1.94 billion, when the report was filed at 12noon.
LankaBangla Finance was the most traded stocks till then with shares worth BDT 221 million changing hands, followed by Brac Bank BDT 108 million, GP BDT 94 million, Shasha Denims BDT 69 million and Rangpur Foundry BDT 61 million.
Of the issues traded till then, 127 advanced, 118 declined and 61 issues remained unchanged on the DSE trading floor.
CHITTAGONG STOCK EXCHANGE:
However, the port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange – (CSE) saw positive trend till then with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – advancing 8.84 points to stand at 11,225 points, also at 12noon.
Of the issues traded till then, 65 gained, 55 declined and 28 issues remained unchanged with BDT 61 million in turnover.