Stocks mostly higher in early trading

Dhaka,  Sun,  25 June 2017
Published : 16 May 2017, 12:06:31
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Stocks mostly higher in early trading

Stocks mostly higher in early trading
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The prices of most of the shares on both bourses witnessed upward trend in early trading Tuesday, as some optimistic investors took position on sector specific issues.

Following the week-long correction, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced nearly 17 points while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse rose 8.42 points within first 15 minutes of trading at 10:45am.

After 30 minutes of trading, the DSEX stands at 5632 points, advancing 13.56 points while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse rose 12.38 points when the report was filing at 11:00am.

DSEX, the prime index of the DSE went up by 21.67 points or 0.40 per cent to stand at 5,450 points when the report was filed at 11:00am.

The DS30 index, comprising blue chips also advanced 4.45 points or 0.22 per cent to stand at 2,007 points. The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) gained 3.33 points or 0.26 per cent to reach at 1,263 points at 11:00am.

Turnover, the crucial indicator of the market, stands at Tk 663 million on the DSE, when the report was filed at 11:00am.

Paramount Textile topped the turnover chart with shares of Tk 112 million changing hands till then, closely followed by FAS Finance Tk 104 million, Ratanpur Steel Tk 33 million, Bangladesh Shipping Corporation Tk 24 million and BD Finance Tk 21 million.

Of the issues traded till then, 167 advanced, 33 declined and 30 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 12.38 points to stand at 10,211 points, also at 11:00am.

Of the issues traded till then, 56 gained, 21 declined and 6 remained unchanged with a turnover value of Tk 19 million.

 

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