Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed upward trend in early hour of trading on Thursday, maintaining the previous day’s upward trend.
Both bourses – the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) saw positive trend till filed the report at 10:45am.
The key index of the DSE advanced 19.55 points, while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse rose 6.91 points within first 15 minutes of the day’s trading at 10:45am.
After hitting fresh 16-month high, DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went up by 19.55 points or 0.40 percent to stand at 4,890.84 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The two other indices also saw higher trend. The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, advanced 6.91 points or 0.38 percent to reach at 1,800.02 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) gained 4.69 points or 0.41 percent to stand at 1,162.99 points.
Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stands at BDT 2.87 billion when the report was filed at 10:45 million, riding on Aftab Autos and Shasha Denims.
Of the issues traded till then, 139 advanced, 35 declined and 36 issues remained unchanged.
Aftab Autos dominated the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 110 million changing hands till then, followed by Shasha Denims BDT 57 million, Argon Denims BDT 47 million, Dragon Sweater BDT 38 million and GBB Power BDT 37 million.
The port city bourse CSE also saw upward trend till then with its Selective Category Index – CSCX –advancing 29.68 points to stand at 9,140.02 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 55 gained, 15 declined and 19 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 29 million.