Retail investors are in despair as DSE witnesses volatility. BBN file photo

Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)– Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed mixed trend in early trading on Thursday as most of the investors remained followed cautious stance.
Following the previous day’s mild correction, both bourses — the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) opened with a mixed trend amid slow trading activities.
After 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced 0.21 point while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse gained 12.56 points when the report was filing at 10:45am.

DHAKA STOCK EXCHANGE:
DSEX, the benchmark index of the DSE, went up by 0.21 points to stand at 5,511.26 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
However, the two other indices saw negative trend. The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, fell 0.97 points or 0.04 percent to reach at 2,025.21 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also lost 0.75 points or 0.05 percent to stand at 1,273.67 points till then.
Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stands at BDT 730 million when the report was filed at 10:45 million.
Doreen Power led the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 102 million changing hands till then, followed by ONE Bank BDT 75 million, LankaBangla Finance BDT 58 million, Bangladesh Shipping Corporation BDT 45 million and Paramount Textile BDT 28 million.

Of the issues traded till then, 77 advanced, 60 declined and 34 issues remained unchanged.

CHITTAGONG STOCK EXCHANGE:
The port city bourse CSE opened positive trend in early trading with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – advancing 12.56 points to stand at 10,370 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 30 gained, 13 declined and 10 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 18 million.

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