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Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed mixed trend at midday on Thursday as investors were active both sides of trading fence.
Following the previous six days’ correction, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced 9.62 points within first 15 minutes of trading at 10:45am.
After 30 minutes of trading, the DSEX stands at 5662 points, advancing 16 points while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse rose 32 points when the report was filing at 11:00am.
At 12:00 noon, the DSEX lost the early gains and went down by 0.52 points while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse advanced 30 points when the report was filing.
DHAKA STOCK EXCHANGE:
After one and a half hours of trading, DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) stands at 5,645.81 points, losing 0.52 points or 0.01 per cent when the report was filing at 12:00 noon.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips also lost 2.0 points or 0.09 per cent to reach at 2,091.59 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) fell 2.66 points or 0.20 per cent to reach at 1,295.89 points.
Turnover, the crucial indicator of the market, stands at BDT 2.23 billion when the report was filed at 12:00 noon.
Paramount Textile dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 117 million changing hands till then, closely followed by Doreen Power BDT 96 million, LankaBangaladesh Finance BDT 90 million and Tung Hai Textile BDT 77 million.
Of the issues traded till then, 123 advanced, 109 declined and 60 issues remained unchanged on the DSE trading floor.
CHITTAGONG STOCK EXCHANGE:
However, the port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange – (CSE) stayed positive trend with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – advancing 30 points to stand at 10,645.61 points, also at 12:00 noon.
Of the issues traded till then, 75 gained, 62 declined and 34 issues remained unchanged with BDT 117 million in turnover.
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