Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed upward trend in early hour of trading on Tuesday as optimistic investors continued on buying spree.
Both bourses – the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) saw upward trend till filed the report at 10:45am.
After previous week’s upturn, the key index of the DSE advanced 40.84 points, while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse gained 32.73 points within first 15 minutes of the day’s trading at 10:45am.
DHAKA STOCK EXCHANGE:
DSEX, the benchmark index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went up by 40.84 points or 0.82 percent to stand at 5,034.36 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The two other indices also saw positive trend. The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, jumped 10.82 points or 0.60 percent to reach at 1,809.08 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) rose 6.13 points or 0.52 percent to stand at 1,187.36 points.
Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stands at BDT 1.20 billion when the report was filed at 10:45 million, riding on Unique Hotel and Resorts and C&A Textile.
Of the issues traded till then, 174 advanced, 36 declined and 21 issues remained unchanged.
Unique Hotel and Resorts dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 95 million changing hands till then, followed by C&A Textile BDT 64 million, Bangladesh Building Systems BDT 63 million, Beximco BDT 50 million and Golden Son BDT 44 million.
CHITTAGONG STOCK EXCHANGE:
The port city bourse CSE also saw upward trend till then with its Selective Category Index – CSCX –advancing 32.73 points to stand at 9,356.35 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 66 gained, 18 declined and 9 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 38 million.