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The Financial Express

DSE, CSE open optimistic Tuesday

FE Online Report | Published: December 12, 2017 11:35:55 | Updated: December 12, 2017 14:53:15


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Price of most of the shares on both bourses witnessed upward trend in early hour of trading Tuesday as optimistic investors are active on sector-specific issues.

Following the previous four days’ downturn, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) opened higher, but trading activities remains low.

Within first 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced more than 21 points while the CSE All Shares Price Index of port city bourse rose 49 points at 10:45am.

After first 30 minutes of trading, the key index of prime bourse advanced more than 31 points while the CSE All Shares Price Index rose 59 points at 11:00am when the report was filed.

DSEX, the prime index of the DSE, went up by 31.65 points or 0.51 per cent to reach at 6,228 points, when the report was filed at 11:00am.

The two other indices also saw positive trend till then. The DS30 index, comprising blue chips also advanced 8.75 points or 0.38 per cent to reach at 2,255 points.

The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) gained 4.35 points or 0.31 per cent to stand at 1,380.

Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stood at Tk 466 million when the report was filed at 11:00am.

Of the issues traded till then, 175 advanced, 40 declined and 41 remained unchanged.

Aamra Networks was the most traded stocks till then with shares worth Tk 35 million changing hands, closely followed by Shahjalal Bank Tk 28 million, Paramount Textile Tk 23 million, Oimex Electrode Tk 20 million and Doreen Power Tk 17 million.

The port city bourse witnessed upward trend till then with its All Shares Price Index, CAPSI – advancing 59 points to stand at 19,237, also at 11:00am.

The Selective Categories Index of the port city bourse also gained 36 points to reach at 11,631 points till then.

Of the issues traded till then, 49 nudged higher, 20 declined and 12 issues remained unchanged with Tk 29 million in turnover.

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