Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed mixed trend in early hour of trading on Tuesday as investors are active on both sides of trading fence.
Following the previous day’s mild correction, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) opened higher while the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) saw negative trend at opening.
After first 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced nearly 5.0 points while the CSE All Shares Price Index of the port city bourse fell 24 points at 10:45am when the report was filed.
DHAKA STOCK EXCHANGE:
DSEX, the prime index of the DSE, went up by 4.96 points or 0.07 to reach at 6,221 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The two other indices also saw positive trend till then. The DS30 index, comprising blue chips also advanced 0.82 points or 0.03 percent to reach at 2,262 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) gained 4.59 points or 0.34 percent to stand at 1,354 points.
Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stood at BDT 614 million when the report was filed at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 120 advanced, 61 declined and 39 remained unchanged.
Shahjalal Islami Bank was the most traded stocks till then with shares worth BDT 78 million changing hands, closely followed by Pharma Aids BDT 76 million, ACI BDT 37 million, Grameenphone BDT 35 million and AB Bank BDT 32 million.
CHITTAGONG STOCK EXCHANGE:
However, the port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange – (CSE) saw downward trend then with its CSE All Shares Price Index of – losing 24 points to stand at 19,241 points, also at 10:45am.
The Selective Categories Index of the port city bourse also fell 17 points to reach at 11,645 points till then.
Of the issues traded till then, 23 gained, 32 declined and 5 issues remained unchanged with BDT 33 million in turnover.