Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)– Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed mixed trend in early hour of trading on Sunday as investors are active both sides of trading fence amid ongoing earnings and dividend declaration session.

Following the previous week’s marginal correction, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) saw positive amid slow trend of indices.

After first 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced 1.74 points while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse advanced 15 points at 10:45am when the report was filed.

DHAKA STOCK EXCHANGE
DSEX, the prime index of the DSE, went up by 1.74 points or 0.03 percent to reach at 6,020 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.

However, the two other indices saw negative trend till then. The DS30 index, comprising blue chips also fell 0.88 points or 0.04 percent to reach at 2,173 points.

The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) lost 4.02 points or 0.30 percent to stand at 1,312 points.

Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stood at Tk 621 million when the report was filed at 10:45 am. Of the issues traded till then, 88 advanced, 98 declined and 30 remained unchanged.

Saif Powertec was the most traded stocks till then with shares worth BDT 57 million changing hands, followed by Brac Bank BDT with 35 million, City Bank BDT 27 million, Premier Bank BDT 24 million and BBS Cables BDT 21 million.

CHITTAGONG STOCK EXCHANGE
The port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange – (CSE) saw positive trend till then with its Selective Category Index – CSCX –advancing 15 points to stand at 11,264 points, also at 10:45am.

Of the issues traded till then, 26 gained, 32 declined and 6 issues remained unchanged with BDT 21 million in turnover.

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