The prices of most of the shares on both bourses witnessed upward trend in early trading Thursday as optimistic investors were active on lucrative stocks.
Following the previous six days’ correction, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced 9.62 points within first 15 minutes of trading at 10:45am.
After 30 minutes of trading, the DSEX stands at 5662 points, advancing 16 points while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse rose 32 points when the report was filing at 11:00am.
DSEX, the prime index of the DSE went up by 16.27 points or 0.29 per cent to 5,662.62 points when the report was filed.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips also rose 3.76 points or 0.18 per cent to 2,097.37. The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) advanced 1.37 points or 0.10 per cent to 1,299.86 points at 11:00am.
Turnover, the crucial indicator of the market, stands at Tk 982 million on the DSE, when the report was filed at 11:00am backed by Paramount Textile and Doreen Power.
Paramount Textile led the turnover chart with shares worth Tk 88 million changing hands till then, closely followed by Doreen Power Tk 63 million, National Feed Mills Tk 46 million, Evince Textiles Tk 44 million and Lankabangla Finance Tk 42 million.
Of the issues traded till then, 153 advanced, 51 declined and 34 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 points to stand at 10,640, also at 11:00am.
Of the issues traded till then, 77 gained, 17 declined and 12 remained unchanged with a turnover value of Tk 50 million.