Retailers trade at Dhaka Stock Exchange office. BBN file photo

Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed positive trend in early hour of trading on Sunday as optimistic investors took position on sector on sector specific stocks.
After facing mild correction in the previous trading session the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) opened positive.
After first 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced 10.42 points while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse rose 11 points at 10:45am.
DSEX, the prime index of the DSE, went up by 10.42 points or 0.18 percent to reach at 5,760 points, when the report was filed at 10:45m.
The two other induces also saw positive trend. The DS30 index, comprising blue chips advanced 0.86 points or 0.04 per cent to 2,104 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) gained 1.60 points or 0.12 percent to stand at 1,308 points.
Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stood at BDT 846 million when the report was filed at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 123 advanced, 47 declined and 49 remained unchanged.
Keya Cosmetics was the most traded stocks till then with shares worth BDT 223 million changing hands, followed Fu-Wang Food BDT 110 million, Peninsula Chittagong BDT 59 million, Confidence Cement BDT 40 million and Beximco BDT 29 million.
The port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange – (CSE) also saw positive trend till then with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – advancing 11 points to stand at 10,787 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 50 gained, 21 declined and 5 issues remained unchanged with BDT 52 million in turnover.