Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – The Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) saw upward trend in early hours of trading on Tuesday amid prevailing political unrest in the country.
DSEX, the prime index of the DSE went up by 13.53 points or 0.27 percent to reach at 4,823.63 points after first 30 minutes of trade when the report was filed at 11am.
The two others indices also saw positive trend. The DS30 index, comprising blue chips gained 6.76 points or 0.37 percent to reach at 1,804.42 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) advanced 4.90 points or 0.43 percent to stand at 1,148.17 points.
DSE turnover stands at BDT 354 million when the report was filed at 11am.
Of the issues traded till then, 108 advanced, 55 declined and 43 issues remain unchanged.
ACI was the most traded stocks with shares worth BDT 29 million changing hands till then followed by Square Pharma, MJL BD, Summit Port Alliance and SPCL.
The port city bourse – the CSE also saw positive trend in early hours of trading with its Selective Category Index — CSCX – gained 8.77 points to stand at 8,932.26 points, also at 11am.
Of the issues traded till then, 37 gained, 32 declined and 14 remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 20.15 million.
BBN/SSR/AD-24Feb15-11:21 am (BST)