DHAKA: Both the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) witnessed mixed trend in early trading on Monday (September 9), the second session of the week.
Following the previous day's advance, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) opened higher while the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) saw negative trend amid low turnover.
Within first two hours of trading, the DSE lost 5.98 points while the Selective Category Index of the port city bourse advanced 4.96 points at 12:14pm.
DSEX, prime index of the DSE, went up by 5.98 points or 0.11 percent to stand at 5039.78 points at 12:15pm.
DS30 index, comprising blue chips also advanced 4.70 points or 0.40 percent to stand at 1176.18 points.
However, the DSE Shariah Index (DSES) saw gain of 2.67points or 0.15 percent to 1769.43.
Trade deals stood at 49811 with transaction at Tk 1692.41 million on the DSE after first one and half an hour of trading.
Of the issues traded till then, 121 advanced, 157 declined and 67 remained unchanged.
National Tubes Limited was the most traded stocks till then with shares worth Tk 152.20 million changing hands, followed by IBN Sina Pharmaceutical Industry and United Power Generation and Distribution Company Limited at 12:34 pm
However, the Chittagong Stock Exchange saw negative trend till then with its Selective Category Index - CSCX – losing 4.96 points or 0.03 points to stand at 15287.03 points, also at 12:14pm.
Of the 151 issues traded till then, 44 gained, 83 declined and 24 remained unchanged with TK 615,01 million in turnover.
BDST: 1225 HRS, SEP 9, 2019