DHAKA: All the share price indices at the country’s prime bourse --Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) --returned to positive trend on Wednesday (April 17) after two days’ losing streak. But Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) opened with positive trend but closed lower.
DSE turnover has reached Tk 3145 million changed hands while previous session’s turnover was Tk 2,699 million.
DSEX, the DSE benchmark index, went up by 10.49 points or 0.19 percent, to reach 5,259 at the close of day’s trading.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also advanced 4.67 points or 0.38 per cent to close at 1,217.
The DS30 comprising blue chips rose over 3.69 points or 0.19 per cent to close at 1880.50 points.
Of the issues traded, 160 advanced, 127 suffered loss and 58 remained unchanged.
“Market opened positive vibe but within an hour shaky investors started to sell off and finally active presence of the opportunist investors opted to take fresh position in the later part of the session eventually helped the market to close at marginally higher,” EBL Securities in its daily market analysis.
Bangladesh Submarine Cable Company was topped the turnover chart with shares worth Tk 261.06 million changing hands followed by United Power Generation and Distribution Company Ltd and Monno Ceramic Industries.
Top five gainers at the DSE were STANCERAM, UNITEDINS, SONARBAINS, HAKKANIPUL and TAKAFULINS.
The port city bourse Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) closed in red zone on Wednesday.
CASPI, the overall share index at the CSE, declined 17.54 points or 0.10 percent to reach 16,083 at close of day’s trading.
Of the 232 issues traded, 92 advanced, 103 suffered loss and 37 remained unchanged.
The value of the traded issues at the port city bourse was Tk 126.62 million on the day.
BDST: 1926 HRS, APR 17, 2019