Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – The call money rates remained unchanged in early- hour trading on Monday while the US dollar was stable against the local currency in the inter-bank market.

The call rate ranged between 7.0 per cent and 9.25 per cent on the day unchanged from the previous level. But most of the deals were made at rates between 8.0 per cent and 9.0 per cent on the day, market operators said.

On the other hand, the banks quoted the dollar rate at BDT 77.80 on the day unchanged from the previous level.

The country’s stocks see an upward trend in the early hours of trading on Monday, the second trading session of the current week.

DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), increased by 6.06 points or 0.13 percent to stood at 4722.82 points at 12: 12 pm on the day. DSE turnover stands at BDT 742.03 million.

The port city bourse – the CSE – also saw a positive trend in early hours of trading with its Selective Category Index – CSCX –gained 29.34 points to stand at 8,780.66 points, also at 12:13pm.
                                                                 Daily Indicators

                                                      Latest                     Previous      
Inter-bank US$-BDT rate                 77.80                      77.80
BC-selling US$-BDT rate                   78.4860                   78.5054
TT-clean US$-BDT rate                    77.4860                  77.5054
Kerb market US$ rate                      78.30-78.70              78.40-78.80
Inter-bank call money rate                7.0% – 9.25%           7.0% – 9.25%
Call turnover (in billion)                      N/A                           N/A
DSE general index                            4,722.95                  4,716.76
DIBOR                                            7.9362%                   7.8657%
ALS (in billion)                                  BDT 24.60                 BDT 28.62
Reverse REPO (in billion BDT)              BDT1.62                   BDT 1.85
Forex reserve (in billion)                     $21.83                      $21.91

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BBN/SSR/AD-26Jan15-12:29 pm (BST)