Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed mixed trend at midday on Wednesday as cautious investors are active both sides of trading fence.
Following the previous two days’ downward trend, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) started the day on negative note with low trading activities.
Within first 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse fell nearly 24 points while the CSE All Share Price Index (CAPSI) of port city’s bourse lost 16 points at 10:45am.
After 30 minutes of trading, the DSEX fell more than 20 points while the CSE All Share Price Index (CASPI) of port city’s bourse lost 21 points at 11:00am.
After 90 minutes of trading, DSEX lost 56 points while the CSE All Shares Price Index lost 99 points at 12noon when the report was filed.
DHAKA STOCK EXCHANGE:
DSEX, the prime index of the DSE stands at 5,592 points, losing 56 points or 0.99 percent at 12noon.
The two other indices also saw negative trend till then. The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, fell 13 points or 0.62 percent to reach at 2,089 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) lost 7.89 points or 0.59 percent to stand at 1,326 points till then.
Turnover, the crucial indicator of the market, stands at BDT 1.23 billion, when the report was filed at 12noon.
Doreen Power was the most traded stocks till then with shares worth BDT 77 million changing hands, closely followed by Square Phrama BDT 50 million, Grameenphone BDT 49 million, SPCL BDT 32 million And Monno Ceramic BDT 28 million.
Of the issues traded till then, 61 advanced, 222 declined and 23 issues remained unchanged on the DSE trading floor.
CHITTAGONG STOCK EXCHANGE:
The port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange – (CSE) saw negative trend till then with CSE All Shares Price Index of port city’s bourse –losing 99 points to stand at 17,349 points, also at 12noon.
The Selective Categories Index of the port city bourse also lost 61 points to reach at 10,479 points till then.
Of the issues traded till then, 28 gained, 93 declined and 22 issues remained unchanged with BDT 61 million in turnover.