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Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed positive trend in early trading on Monday as some investors took position on sector specific shares ahead of Eid festival.
Following the previous day’s mild correction, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) opened marginally higher amid volatility.
After 30 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced 4.36 points while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse rose 14 points when the report was filing at 10:30am.
DSEX, the benchmark index of the DSE, went up by 4.36 points to stand at 5,466 points, when the report was filed at 10:30am.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, advanced 0.84 points or 0.04 percent to reach at 2030 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also gained 0.72 points or 0.05 percent to stand at 1,261 points till then.
Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stands at BDT 546 million when the report was filed at 10:30am.
Tosrifa Industries led the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 42 million changing hands till then, closely followed by Nurani Dyeing BDT 40 million, Orion Pharma BDT 35 million, Argon Denims BDT 37 million and Paramount Textile BDT 28 million.
Of the issues traded till then, 126 advanced, 62 declined and 55 issues remained unchanged.
The port city bourse CSE also saw positive trend in early trading with its Selective Category Index – CSCX –advancing 14 points to stand at 10,251 points, also at 10:30am.
Of the issues traded till then, 33 gained, 29 declined and 19 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 14 million.