Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed positive trend in early hour of trading on Tuesday as investors are active on sector-wise stocks.
Following the previous day’s sharp decline, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) opened with a slow trend.
Within first 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced more than 2.0 points while the All Shares Price Index of port city bourse rose 504 points at 10:45am when the report was filed.
After first hour of trading, the DSE key index advanced more than 12 points while the All Shares Price Index of port city bourse rose 28 points at 11.30am when the report was filed.
DHAKA STOCK EXCHANGE:
DSEX, the prime index of the DSE, went up by 12.20 points or 0.19 percent to stand at 6,223 points at 11:30am.
The two other indices also saw positive trend till then. The DS30 index, comprising blue chips advanced 3.49 points or 0.15 percent to 2,265 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) gained 0.89 points or 0.05 percent to stand at 1,395 points.
Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stood at BDT 1.08 billion when the report was filed at 11:30am.
Of the issues traded till then, 171 advanced, 48 declined and 53 remained unchanged.
Dragon Sweater topped the turnover chart till then with shares worth BDT 128 million changing hands, closely followed by United Power BDT 75 million, Safko Spinning BDT 50 million, Paramount Textile BDT 45 million and Exim Bank BDT 34 million.
CHITTAGONG STOCK EXCHANGE:
The port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange – (CSE) also saw positive trend till then trend with its All Share Price Index (CAPSI) advancing 28 points to stand at 19,258 points, also at 11:30am.
The Selective Categories Index – CSCX – of the port city bourse also gained 18 points to reach at 11,636 points.
Of the issues traded till then, 57 gained, 18 declined and 24 issues remained unchanged with BDT 35 million in turnover.