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Dhaka bourse edges up at opening

| Updated: April 20, 2018 10:45:09


Dhaka bourse edges up at opening

The Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) displayed volatility from the opening of Wednesday’s session following mixed performance displayed by major sectors.

The market opened positively but soon later the broad index of major bourse of the country failed to continue the upward trend.

The DSE broad index DSEX displayed ups and downs for around one hour. It stood at 5779.87 points with a rise of 0.03 per cent or 1.91 points, while the report was filed at 11:30am.

The Shariah based index—DSES—and blue chip index—DS30—also rose marginally.

Of total issues are being traded, 129 advanced, 84 declined and 71 were unchanged, while the total turnover of the premier bourse stood at above Tk 1.06 billion.

Of the major sectors, bank was in correction mood, while engineering and financial institutions were performing mixed.

BEXIMCO was on top of turnover chart with a value of Tk 137 million followed by Usmania Glass, Alif Industries, Advent Pharma and United Power Generation and Distribution Company.

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