The prices of the most of shares on both bourses saw upward trend in early hour of trading on Sunday, maintaining the previous week’s positive trend, as some optimistic investors remained active on sector-specific stocks.
After 30 minutes of trading, DSEX, the benchmark index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), advanced 4.72 points while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse CSCX rose 8.92 points.
After hitting 14 months in the previous session, DSEX went up by 4.72 points or 0.09 per cent to reach at 4,796.05, when the report was filed at 11:00am.
The two other indices saw positive trend till then. The DS30 index, comprising blue chips advanced 0.55 points or 0.03 per cent to reach at 1,770.09 points. The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) gained 1.20 points or 0.10 per cent to stand at 1,134.47 points.
Turnover, the crucial indicator of the market, stands at Tk 882 million on the DSE, when the report was filed at 11:00am, riding on Doreen Power.
Of the issues traded till then, 134 advanced, 72 declined and 47 issues remained unchanged till 11am.
Doreen Power dominated the turnover chart with shares worth Tk 105 million changing hands till then, followed IFIC Bank Tk 43 million, Golden Harvest Agro Industries Tk 34 million, Dragon Sweater Tk 33 million and Beximco Tk 31 million.
The port city bourse the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) saw positive trend till then with its Selective Category Index – CSCX–gaining 8.92 points to stand at 8,953.37 points, also at 11:00am.
Of the issues traded till then, 49 gained, 38 declined and 8 remained unchanged with a turnover value of Tk 40 million.