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The Financial Express

DSE up, CSE down at opening

FE Online Report | Published: December 10, 2017 12:10:54 | Updated: December 10, 2017 15:46:44


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The Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) saw positive trend while the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) Stocks witnessed downturn at the opening as investors went on cautious stance to take fresh exposure.

Following the previous week’s marginal correction, the Dhaka Stock Exchange saw positive trend while the Chittagong Stock Exchange opened negative trend amid low trading activities.

Within first 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced 5.55 points while the CSE All Shares Price Index of port city bourse fell 14 points at 10:15am.

DSEX, the prime index of the DSE, went up by 5.88 points or 0.09 to reach at 6,254 points, when the report was filed at 11:00am.

The DS30 index, comprising blue chips also advanced 0.99 points or 0.04 per cent to reach at 2,265.

The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) gained 1.54 points or 0.11 per cent to stand at 1,391 points.

Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stood at Tk 556 million when the report was filed at 11:00am.

Of the issues traded till then, 147 nudged higher, 62 declined and 52 remained unchanged.

Legacy Footwear was the most traded stocks till then with shares worth Tk 62 million changing hands, closely followed by BD Thai Aluminium Tk 38 million, Miracle Industries Tk17 million, Paramount Textile Tk 17 million and Square Textile Tk 16 million.

However, the port city bourse saw negative trend till then with its All Shares Price Index, CAPSI – losing 14 points to stand at 19,322 points, also at 11:00.

The Selective Categories Index of the port city bourse also fell 11 points to reach at 11,685 points till then.

Of the issues traded till then, 44 gained, 31 declined and 19 issues remained unchanged with Tk 15 million in turnover.

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