Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed mixed trend in early hours of trading on Sunday as Dhaka Stock Exchange witnessed gain while Chittagong Stock Exchange nosedived.

The first day of the week began with the mixed.


DSEX, the benchmark index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange, went up by 9.25 points or 0.19 percent to reach at 4,769.39, after first 15 minutes of trading, when the report was filed at 10:45am.

The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, gained 3.94 points or 0.21 percent to stand at 1,818.53.

The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) advanced 3.15 points or 0.26 percent to reach at 1,170.81.

Turnover remained slow and DSE turnover stands at BDT 290 million when the report was filed at 10:45am.

Of the issues traded till then, 129 advanced, 45 declined and 35 issues remained unchanged.

Bangladesh Steels Re-rolling Mills was the most traded stocks till then with shares BDT 38 million changing hands followed by ACI, Al-Haj Textiles, Deshbandhu Polymer and Matin Spinning Mills.


However, the port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) – saw downward trend with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – lost 2.81 points to stand at 8,867.03, also at 10:45am.

Of the issues traded till then, 34 gained, 21 declined and 9 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 16 million.