The prices of most of shares on both bourses saw upward trend in early hour of trading Tuesday as enthusiastic investors remained active on sector-specific stocks.
After 30 minutes of trading, DSEX, the benchmark index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), advanced 17.65 points while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse CSCX rose 21.96 points.
Maintaining the previous day’s upward trend, DSEX went up by 17.65 points or 0.36 per cent to reach at 4,815.30, when the report was filed at 11:00am.
The two other indices saw positive trend till then. The DS30 index, comprising blue chips advanced 4.42 points or 0.25 per cent to reach at 1,774.42 points. The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) gained 3.96 points or 0.35 per cent to stand at 1,140.02 points.
Turnover, the crucial indicator of the market, stands at Tk 1.26 billion on the DSE, when the report was filed at 11:00am, riding on Ratanpur Steel Re-rolling Mills and Regent Textile Mills.
Of the issues traded till then, 174 advanced, 44 declined and 35 issues remained unchanged till 11am.
Ratanpur Steel Re-rolling Mills dominated the turnover chart with shares worth Tk 89 million changing hands till then, closely followed by Regent Textile Mills Tk 73 million, Generation Next Fashion Tk 68 million, Beximco Tk 64 million and KDS Accessories Tk 49 million.
The port city bourse the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) saw upward trend till then with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – gaining 21.96 points to stand at 9,006.11 points, also at 11:00am.
Of the issues traded till then, 79 gained, 22 declined and 16 remained unchanged with a turnover value of Tk 62 million.