Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed volatile trading at midday on Tuesday as investors are active on both sides of trading fence ahead of dividend declarations.
Following the previous day’s marginal correction, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) saw positive trend while the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) witnessed downward trend in early hours amid low trading activities.
Within first 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced 4.64 points while the CSE All Share Price Index (CASPI) of port city’s bourse fell 3.72 at 10:45am.
After 30 minutes of trading, the DSEX fell by 18 points while the CSE All Share Price Index (CASPI) of port city’s bourse lost 20 points at 11:00am.
After 90 minutes of trading, DSEX fell 0.55 points while the CSE All Shares Price Index advanced 4.82 points at 12noon when the report was filed.
DHAKA STOCK EXCHANGE:
DSEX, the prime index of the DSE stands at 6,082 points, losing 0.55 points at 12noon.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also shed 0.95 points or 0.06 percent to stand at 1,404 points till then.
However, the DS30 index, comprising blue chips, advanced 1.39 points or 0.06 percent to reach at 2,245 points.
Turnover, the crucial indicator of the market, stands at BDT 2.13 billion, when the report was filed at 12noon.
Anwar Galvanizing was the most traded stocks till then with shares worth BDT 80 million changing hands, closely followed by Apex Foods BDT 73 million, Paramount Textile BDT 69 million, Alif Industries BDT 55 million and Legacy Footwear BDT 52 million.
Of the issues traded till then, 145 advanced, 111 declined and 51 issues remained unchanged on the DSE trading floor.
CHITTAGONG STOCK EXCHANGE:
The port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange – (CSE) also mixed trend till then with CSE All Shares Price Index of port city’s bourse – advancing 4.82 points to stand at 18,797 points, also at 12noon.
The Selective Categories Index of the port city bourse also fell 0.07 to reach at 11,344 points till then.
Of the issues traded till then, 83 gained, 59 declined and 17 issues remained unchanged with BDT 124 million in turnover.