DHAKA: The prices of the shares on both bourses --Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) --witnessed positive trend in early trading on Wednesday (June 19.
Within first two hours of trading, DSEX, the key index of the country’s prime bourse, gained 15.86 points while the CSE All Share Price Index (CASPI) of port city’s bourse went up by 8.75 points.
The DSEX, the benchmark index of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went up by 15.86 points or 0.29 per cent to stand at 5416 points at 12:15pm.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, gained 4.05 points or 0.21 percent to reach at 1899 points till then.
The DSE Shariah Index rose over 2.49 points or 0.20 percent to stand at 1234.78 points at that time.
Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stood at Tk 2295.77 million on DSE as of filling of the report.
Eastern Insurance Company Ltd was the most traded stocks till then with shares worth Tk 113.43 million changing hands, followed by Sonar Bangla Insurance Company Ltd, Rupali Life Insurance Company Ltd.
Of the issues traded till then, 152 advanced, 127 declined, and 61 remained unchanged on the DSE trading floor.
The Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) also saw an upward trend till then with CASPI gaining 8.75 points or 0.05 percent to stand at 16,584 points, also at 12:25pm.
Of the 193 issues traded till then, 80 gained, 81 declined and 32 issues remained unchanged with Tk 72.40 million in turnover.
BDST: 1315 HRS, JUNE 18, 2019