Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)-Trading at the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) resumed after one hour and 40 minutes of suspension due to technical glitches on Wednesday.
The DSE authorities decided to continue the trading till 4:10pm to cover the trading, Shafiqur Rahman, DSE DGM (PR), told the BBN.
Usually trading begins at 10:30am at both Dhaka and Chittagong stock exchanges and simultaneously closes at 2:30pm in every working day.
DSE officials told the BBN that brokerage houses could not re-log the server of the DSE that forced the authorities of the Bangladesh’s prime bourse to halt the share trading.
Technical glitches also disrupted trading activities on DSE on consecutive two days on May 24 and May 25 this year, which forced the authorities to reduce the trading hours.
After 20 minutes of trade, DSEX, the prime index of the DSE, went up by 22.94 points to reach at 4,814.41, when the report was filed at 12:30pm.
Turnover on the DSE stands at only Tk 418 million in 20 minutes of trade after resumption.
Of the issues traded till then, 129 advanced, 38 declined and 36 issues remained unchanged.
However, the CSE trading started on time at 10:30am.
After two hours of trade on CSE, its Selective Category Index – CSCX – gained 45 points to stand at 894.45 points.
Of the issues traded till then, 115 gained, 48 declined and 43 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of Tk 194 million.