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Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed positive trend in early trading on Tuesday as investors went on buying spree on sector specific stocks.
Following the previous day’s mild correction, both bourses -the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) – opened positive amid slow trading activities.
After 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced 4.55 points while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse gained 5.33 points when the report was filing at 10:45am.
DSEX, the benchmark index of the DSE, went up by 4.55 points or 0.08 percent to stand at 5,534 points when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, advanced 4.05 points or 0.19 percent to reach at 2,040 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also gained 1.35 points or 0.10 percent to stand at 1,277.31 points till then.
Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stands at BDT 800 million when the report was filed at 10:45 million.
Bangladesh Finance and Investment led the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 105 million changing hands till then, followed by Exim Bank BDT 59 million, Mercantile Bank BDT 58 million, LankaBangla Finance BDT 53 million and Premier Leasing BDT 35 million.
Of the issues traded till then, 105 advanced, 56 declined and 41 issues remained unchanged.
The port city bourse, CSE, also saw positive trend in early trading with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – advancing 5.33 points to stand at 10,409 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 40 gained, 26 declined and 14 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 28 million.