DSE,CSE up in early trading

Dhaka,  Fri,  21 July 2017
Published : 11 Jul 2017, 11:41:23
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DSE,CSE up in early trading

FE Online Report
The prices of most of the shares on both bourses witnessed upward trend in early hour of trading Tuesday as optimistic investors continued their buying binge on sector specific large-cap stocks.

After hitting all-time high of the premier bourse’s key index in the previous day, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) opened higher.

Within first 30 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse rose 25 points while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse advanced 23 points at 11:00am when the report was filed.

DSEX, the prime index of the DSE, went up by 25 points or 0.42 per cent to reach at 5,852 points, when the report was filed at 11:00am.

The two other indices also saw upward trend till then. The DS30 index, comprising blue chips rose 9.44 points or 0.44 per cent to 2,131 points. The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) advanced 6.18 points or 0.46 per cent to stand at 1,326 points.

Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stood at Tk 1.88 billion during the filing of the report.

Of the issues traded till then, 182 advanced, 54 declined and 44 remained unchanged.

Keya Cosmetics was the most traded stocks till then with shares worth Tk 181 million changing hands, followed Beximco Tk 117 million, Fu-Wang Food Tk 82 million, Islami Bank Tk 78 million and Agni Systems Tk 69 million.

The port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange – (CSE) also saw upward trend with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – gaining 23 points to stand at 10,939 points, also at 11:00am.

Of the issues traded till then, 69 gained, 29 declined and 21 issues remained unchanged with BDT 90 million in turnover.

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