Dhaka Stock Exchange

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Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed upward trend in early trading on Tuesday as optimistic investors continued their buying binge on sector specific large-cap stocks.
Following the previous five days’ positive trend, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) opened higher amid increased trading activities.
After 30 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced more than 17 points while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse rose 21 points when the report was filing at 10:30am.
DSEX, the benchmark index of the DSE, went up by 17.57 points or 0.32 percent to stand at 5,500.10 points, when the report was filed at 10:30am.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, advanced 6.45 points or 0.31 percent to reach at 2051 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also gained 2.28 points or 0.18 percent to stand at 1,273 points till then.
Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stands at BDT 676 million when the report was filed at 10:30am.
Shahjibazar Power led the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 41 million changing hands till then, closely followed by Paramount Textile BDT 33 million, National Bank BDT 29 million, Beximoc Pharma BDT 28 million and LankaBangla Finance BDT 26 million.
Of the issues traded till then, 146 advanced, 40 declined and 28 issues remained unchanged.
The port city bourse CSE also saw positive trend in early trading with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – advancing 21 points to stand at 10,313 points, also at 10:30am.
Of the issues traded till then, 50 gained, 11 declined and 9 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 23 million.