DHAKA: Both the bourses -- Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) -- witnessed positive trends in the early hours of trading on Thursday (April 18).
Within first two hours, DSEX, the prime index of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went up by 22.32 points or 0.42 percent to stand at 5,281.74 at 12:13 pm.
The two other indices at DSE also edged higher. The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) gained 5.03 points or 0.41 percent to stand at 1,222.07 points.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips also advanced 1.74 points or 0.09 percent to stand at 1,882.25 points.
Trade deals stood at 43,767 with transaction at over Tk 1,444.19 million on the DSE.
Of the issues traded till then, 230 advanced, 61 declined and 46 issues remained unchanged.
Bangladesh Submarine Cable Company, Bangladesh dominated the turnover chart with shares worth Tk 107.03 million changing hands till then followed by Shipping Corporation and Monno Ceramics Ltd.
The port city bourse also saw positive trend till then with its Selective Category Index - CSCX – gaining 59.55 points or 0.37 percent to stand at 16,142.841 points, also at 12:09 pm.
Of the 152 issues traded till then, 93 gained, 35 declined and 24 remained unchanged with a turnover value of Tk 65.58 million.
BDST: 1245 HRS, APR 18, 2019