Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)–Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed upward trend in early trading on Thursday, maintaining the previous two session’s upturn.
DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went up by 31.62 points or 0.77 percent to reach at 4,121.50 points after first 30 minutes of trade when the report was filed at 11:00am.
The two other indices also saw positive trend.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips gained 13.17 points or 0.85 percent to reach at 1,561.86 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) advanced 8.88 points or 0.88 percent to stand at 1,017.45 points.
DSE turnover stands at BDT 682 million when the report was filed.
Of the issues traded till then, 146 advanced, 40 declined 24 issues remain unchanged.
United Power was the most traded stocks with shares worth BDT 139.10 million changing hands followed by ACI Formulations, SPCL, BSRM and BSCCL.
The port city bourse – the CSE – also saw upward trend in early hours of trading with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – gained 48 points to stand at 7,708 points, also at 11:00am.
Of the issues traded till then, 76 gained, 18 declined and 8 remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 51 million.