The Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) witnessed upward trend in early trading Sunday as enthusiastic investors continued their buying spree.
Maintaining the previous week’s upward trend, the market opened higher and the key index of the prime bourse advanced 8.05 points to reach at 5,680 at 10:45am.
After 30 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s major bourse advanced 22.17 points while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse rose 32.21 points at 11:00am.
DSEX, the prime index of the DSE went up by 22.17 points or 0.39 per cent to stand at 5,693.79 when the report was filed at 11:00am.
The two other indices also saw upward trend. The DS30 index, comprising blue chips advanced 8.96 points or 0.44 per cent to stand at 2,058.59 points. The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also gained 4.30 points or 0.33 per cent to reach at 1,316.48 points.
Turnover, the crucial indicator of the market, stands at Tk 2.12 billion on the DSE, when the report was filed at 11:00am, riding on LankaBangla Finance and Shepherd Industries.
LankaBangla dominated the turnover chart with shares worth Tk 320 million changing hands till then, followed by newly listed Shepherd Industries Tk 134 million, IPDC Finance Tk 109 million, Beximco Pharma Tk 81 million and Lafarge Surma Cement BDT 68 million.
Of the issues traded till then, 151 advanced, 56 declined and 50 issues remained unchanged till 11:00am.
The port city bourse, the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE), also saw upward trend till then with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – advancing 32.21 points to stand at 10,685.62, also at 11:00am.
Of the issues traded till then, 62 gained, 22 declined and 15 remained unchanged with a turnover value of Tk 78 million.