Stocks witness gain at opening
jamuna news : The benchmark indexes of the country’s two bourses Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) witnessed an upward trend in the early hour of trading Sunday, the first trading session of the week.
DSEX, the prime index of the DSE, went up by 8. 75 points or 0.17per cent to 4934.47, after first one and a half hour of the trade.
But the two other indices opened slightly lower.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) lost 0.60 points or 0.05 per cent to stand at 1171.57.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, went down by 1.49 points or 0.08 per cent to 1804.51.
Turnover stood at Tk 3537.12 million on the premier bourse when the report was filed at 11:59 am.
Of the issues traded till then, 145 advanced, 106 declined and 55 remained unchanged.
BBS was the most traded stocks till then with shares Tk 324.13 million changing hands followed by SAPORTL, LAFSURCEML, APPOLOISPAT and RSRNSTEEL.
The port city bourse –CSE also saw positive trend with its Selective Category Index CSCX – advancing 18.51 points to 9182.25, also at 11:57 am.
Of the issues traded till then, 98 gained, 77 declined and 27 issues remained unchanged on the CSE with a turnover value of taka 183 million .