The Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) witnessed upward trend, while the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) saw negative trend in early hour of trading Sunday, the opening day after nine-day long Eid-ul-Azha vacation.
Trading on the bourses remained closed for nine days from September 9 to September 17, including weekly holidays and special holidays.
The key index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), advanced 3.31 points, while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse lost 2.96 points within first half an hour of the day’s trading.
After first 30 minutes of trading, DSEX, the prime index DSE went up by 3.31 points or 0.07 per cent to stand at 4,604.39, when the report was filed at 11:00am.
The two other indices also saw positive trend till then. The DS30 index, comprising blue chips rose 3.34 points or 0.18 per cent to stand at 1,762.99 points. The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) advanced 1.11 points or 0.10 per cent to stand at 1,109.76 points.
Turnover, the crucial indicator of the market, stands at Tk 355 million on the DSE, when the report was filed at 11:00am, riding on Lafarge Surma Cement and Shahjibazar Power Company.
Of the issues traded till then, 89 advanced, 55 declined and 68 issues remained unchanged.
Lafarge Surma Cement dominated the turnover chart with shares worth Tk 72 million changing hands till then, followed by SPCL Tk 34 million, GPH Ispat Complex Tk 33 million, ACME Laboratories Tk 17 million and United Power Tk 14 million.
However, the port city bourse the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) also saw negative trend till then with its Selective Category Index - CSCX–shedding 2.96 points to stand at 8,614.24 points, also at 11:00am.
Of the issues traded till then, 27 gained, 27 declined and 11 remained unchanged with a turnover value of Tk 30 million.