Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed upward trend in early hour of trading on Thursday, the last trading session of the week.
Both bourses – the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) witnessed positive trend till the report was filed at 10:45am.
The key index of the DSE advanced 28.13 points, while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse rose 15.43 points within first 15 minutes of the day’s trading at 10:45am.
DHAKA STOCK EXCHANGE:
DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went up by 28.13 points or 0.59 percent to stand at 4,793.49 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, advanced 6.75 points or 0.38 percent to reach at 1,770.82 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) rose 4.83 points or 0.42 percent to stand at 1,134.03 points.
After hitting five years high in the previous session riding on block trade, the turnover, the important indicator of the market, stands at BDT 544 million when the report was filed at 10:45 million, riding on Beximco and Generation Next Fashion.
Of the issues traded till then, 154 advanced, 21 declined and 29 issues remained unchanged.
Beximco dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 91 million changing hands till then, closely followed by Generation Next Fashion BDT 83 million, Bangladesh Building Systems BDT 56 million, Doreen Power BDT 40 million and Quasem Drycells BDT 36 million.
CHITTAGONG STOCK EXCHANGE:
The port city bourse CSE also saw upward trend till then with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – advancing 15.43 points to stand at 8,944.83 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 44 gained, 16 declined and 11 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 31 million.