DSE, CSE up at opening

Dhaka,  Sat,  22 July 2017
Published : 09 Jul 2017, 12:02:21
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DSE, CSE up at opening

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The prices of most of the shares on both bourses saw downward trend in early trading Sunday as risk-averse investors opted for quick-profit on stocks that saw significant gains in few days.

After facing mild correction in the previous trading session, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) opened positive.

Within first 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced 10.42 points while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse rose 11 points at 10:45am.

After 30 minutes of trading, DSEX advanced 10.60 points while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse rose 1.53 points at 11:00am when the report was filed.

DSEX, the prime index of the DSE, went up by 10.60 points or 0.18 per cent to reach at 5,760 points, when the report was filed at 11:00am.

The two other indices also saw positive trend till then. The DS30 index, comprising blue chips advanced 1.65 points or 0.07 per cent to 2105 points. The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) gained 2.99 points or 0.23 per cent to stand at 1,310 points.

Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stood at Tk 1.50 billion when the report was filed at 11:00am.

Of the issues traded till then, 156 advanced, 51 declined and 41 remained unchanged.

Keya Cosmetics led the turnover chart till then with shares worth Tk 275 million changing hands, closely followed by Fu-Wang Food Tk 132 million, Peninsula Chittagong Tk 59 million, Confidence Cement Tk 59 million and Regent Textile Tk 43 million.

The port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange – (CSE) also saw positive trend till then with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – advancing 1.53 points to stand at 10,778 points, also at 11:00am.

Of the issues traded till then, 53 gained, 27 declined and 22 issues remained unchanged with Tk 80 million in turnover.

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