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DSE, CSE witness positive trend at opening

FE Online Report | Published: October 01, 2019 11:43:54 | Updated: October 02, 2019 11:45:58


Stocks witnessed positive trend in early hour of trading on Tuesday as some investors are showing their appetite on sector-wise shares.

Following the previous day’s correction, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) witnessed positive in early trading amid low trading activities.

Within first 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse gained 16 points while the CSE All Share Price Index of port city’s bourse gained 25 points at 10:45am.

After 30 minutes of trading, DSEX rose more than 13 points while the CSE All Share Price Index of port city’s bourse gained 32 points at 11:00am when the report was filed.

DSEX, the prime index of the DSE, went up by 13.90 points or 0.28 per cent to stand at 4,961 points at 11:00am.

Two other indices saw positive trend till then. The DS30 index, comprising blue chips gained 0.76 points to 1,760 points and the DSE Shariah Index (DSES) advanced 3.76 points to stand at 1,142 points till then.

Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stood at Tk 552 million when the report was filed at 11:00am.

Of the issues traded till then, 178 advanced, 53 declined and 47 remained unchanged.

Bangladesh Shipping Corporation was the most traded stocks till then with shares worth Tk 64 million changing hands, followed by Beacon Pharma, CAMP IBBL Mutual Fund, SEML FBLSL Growth Fund and National Tubes.

The port city’s bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange – (CSE), also saw positive trend till then with CSE All Share Price Index- CASPI-gaining 32 points to stand at 15,078 points, also at 11:00am.

The Selective Category Index – CSCX – also rose 14 points to stand at 9,153 points till then.

Of the issues traded till then, 41 advanced, 8 declined 6 remained unchanged with Tk 30 million in turnover.

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