DHAKA: Trading on the country's both bourses - Dhaka Stock Exchange and Chittagong Stock Exchange - is underway with downward trends in early hours on Tuesday (April 16).
The DSE benchmark index, DSEX lost 55.41 points or 1.04 percent to 5,254 at 11:50am.
The two other indices at DSE also edged lower till then.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) went down by 14.75 points or 1.20 percent to 1,214 points.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, also declined 25.90 points or 1.36 percent to stand at 1,875 points.
Of the issues traded, 47 gained, 223 declined and 55 remained unchanged.
Shares worth Tk 986.43 million changed hands till then at the DSE.
Monno Ceramics was the most traded stocks with shares worth Tk 115.72 million changing hands followed by Fortune shoes and Reckitt Benckiser.
The port city bourse - Chittagong Stocks Exchange (CSE) - also witnessed a downward trend in the early with its Selective Category Index losing 133.98 points or 0.82 percent to 16,154.83 at 12:04 pm.
Of the issues 105 traded till then, 12 gained, 75 declined and 18 remained unchanged with a turnover value of Tk 39.57 million.
BDST: 1255 HRS, APR 16, 2019