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DSE up, CSE down in early trading Sunday

FE Online Report | Published: May 26, 2019 11:22:48 | Updated: May 27, 2019 16:49:29


Investors monitoring stock price movements on computer screens at a brockerage house in the capital city ā€” FE/Files

The shares on both bourses witnessed a volatile trading in early hour on Sunday as some investors were active on both sides of the trading fence.

Following the previous week’s positive note, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) saw a positive trend while the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) suffered a decline in early trading.

Within first 30 minutes of trading, DSEX, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced 2.0 points while the CSE All Share Price Index (CASPI) of port city’s bourse fell 45 points at 10:30am.

After first hour of trading, the DSEX advanced more than 17 points while the CASPI of Chattogram bourse lost 60 points at 11:00am when the report was filed.

The DSEX went up by 17.40 points or 0.33 per cent to reach at 5,268 points at that time.

The DSE Shariah Index advanced 0.66 points to stand at 1,193 points till then while the DS30 index comprising blue chips fell 0.84 points to reach at 1,832.

Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stood at Tk 776 million on DSE when the report was filed at 11:00am.

Of the issues traded till then, 144 advanced, 95 declined, and 66 remained unchanged on the DSE trading floor.

BATBC was the most traded stocks till filing of the report with shares worth Tk 69 million changing hands, closely followed by Eastern Cables, IFIC Bank, Federal Insurance, and Premier Bank.

However, the Chittagong Stock Exchange saw a negative trend till then with the CASPI losing 60 points to stand at 15,980 points, also at 11:00am.

The Selective Category Index (CSCX) also fell 37 points to stand at 9,671 till then.

Of the issues traded till then, 46 gained, 59 declined, and 20 issues remained unchanged with Tk 33 million in turnover.

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