The prices of most of the shares on both bourses witnessed upward trend in early hour of trading on Wednesday, the fourth trading session after the prolonged nine-day Eid vacation.
The key index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), DSEX advanced 11.69 points, while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse rose 14.54 points within first half an hour of the day’s trading.
After first 30 minutes of trading, DSEX went up by 11.69 points or 0.25 per cent to stand at 4,650.82, when the report was filed at 11:00am.
The two other indices also saw upward trend till then. The DS30 index, comprising blue chips rose 6.09 points or 0.34 per cent to stand at 1,776.45 points. The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) advanced 4.85 points or 0.43 per cent to stand at 1,120.95 points.
Turnover, the crucial indicator of the market, stands at Tk 893 million on the DSE, when the report was filed at 11:00am, riding on ACME Laboratories and National Tubes.
Of the issues traded till then, 134 advanced, 59 declined and 60 issues remained unchanged.
ACME Laboratories dominated the turnover chart with shares worth Tk 113 million changing hands till then, followed by National Tubes Tk 68 million, Singer Bangladesh Tk 67 million, BSCCL Tk 58 million and Shahjibazar Power Tk 37 million.
The port city bourse the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) also saw upward trend till then with its Selective Category Index - CSCX–advancing 14.54 points to stand at 8,702.77 points, also at 11:00am.
Of the issues traded till then, 44 gained, 20 declined and 13 remained unchanged with a turnover value of Tk 42 million.