The Dhaka stocks and Chittagong stocks witnessed positive trend in early trading Monday as some optimistic investors started to take position on lucrative issues.
Following the previous eight sessions major correction, the key index of the country’s prime bourse fell 9.88 points within first 15 minutes of trading at 10:45am.
Since then it started to rise and after 30 minutes of trading, the DSEX went up by 5.40 points, while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse rose 13 points when the report was filed at 11:00am.
DSEX, the prime index of the DSE went up by 5.40 points or 0.09 per cent to stand at 5,598.23 when the report was filed.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips also advanced 2.45 points or 0.11 per cent to stand at 2,062.15. The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) advanced 0.82 points or 0.07 per cent to reach at 1,287.84 at 11:00am.
Turnover, the crucial indicator of the market, stands at Tk 1.76 billion on the DSE, when the report was filed at 11:00am backed by LankaBangla Finance and Doreen Power.
LankaBangla Finance led the turnover chart with shares worth Tk 318 million changing hands till then, followed by Doreen Power Tk 121 million, Central Pharma Tk 98 million, Ratanpur Steel Tk 72 million and BDCOM Tk 71 million.
Of the issues traded till then, 117 advanced, 83 declined and 42 issues remained unchanged till 11:00am.
The port city bourse, the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE), also saw positive trend till then with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – advancing 13 points to stand at 10,515, also at 11:00am.
Of the issues traded till then, 47 gained, 43 declined and 20 remained unchanged with a turnover value of Tk 62 million.