DHAKA: Share price indices at the country’s prime bourse witnessed upward trend in the first two hours of trading on Thursday (June 20), the last session of the week.
DSEX, the benchmark index of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went up by 3.12 points or 0.05 percent to stand at 5408 at 12:33 pm.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) advanced 0.80 points or 0.06 percent to stand at 1235.88 points.
But the DS30 index, comprising blue chips shed over 1.08 points or 0.05 percent to stand at 1896.72 points.
Trade deals stood at 57,070 with transaction at over Tk 2,328.67 million on the DSE.
Of the issues traded till then, 130 advanced, 145 declined and 68 issues remained unchanged.
United Power Generation and Distribution Company Ltd dominated the turnover chart with shares worth Tk 198.24 million changing hands till then followed by Rupali Life Insurance Ltd and Nurani Dyeing and Sweater Ltd.
BDST: 1316 HRS, JUNE 20, 2019