Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) saw upward trend in early hour of trading on Wednesday, the fourth session of the week, as the investors remained active on sector specific stocks.
After 30 minutes of trading, DSEX, the benchmark index of the DSE, advanced 6.59 points while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse CSCX rose 3.31 points.
After hitting one year high in the previous day, DSEX, the benchmark index DSE went up by 6.59 points or 0.14 per cent to 4,756.80, when the report was filed at 11:00am.
The two other indices also saw positive trend. The DS30 index, comprising blue chips advanced 0.81 points or 0.04 per cent to 1,765.02. The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) gained 0.73 points or 0.06 per cent to 1,130.42.
Turnover, the crucial indicator of the market, stood Tk 910 million on the DSE, when the report was filed.
Of the issues traded till then, 149 advanced, 55 declined and 51 remained unchanged till 11:00am.
National Tubes dominated the turnover chart with shares worth Tk 71 million changing hands till then, followed Generation Next Fashion Tk 50 million, Dragon Sweater Tk 45 million, Fu-Wang Ceramic Tk 38 million and City Bank Tk 35 million.
The port city bourse, CSE, also saw upward trend with its Selective Category Index – CSCX. It advanced 3.31 points to 8,896.66 points, at 11:00am.
Of the issues traded till then, 53 gained, 33 declined and 23 remained unchanged with a turnover value of Tk 45 million.