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DSE, CSE light up in early trading

FE Online Report | Published: November 20, 2018 11:25:30 | Updated: December 03, 2018 12:16:38


The prices of most of the shares on bourses saw positive trend in early hour of trading on Tuesday as some investors are showing their buying spree on sector-wise stocks.

Following the previous day’s flat ending, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) witnessed positive note with rising trading activities.

Within first 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced more than 2.0 points while the CSE All Share Price Index (CASPI) of port city’s bourse rose 4.0 points at 10:45am.

After 30 minutes of trading, the DSEX advanced more than 16 points while the CSE All Share Price Index (CASPI) of port city’s bourse rose 23 points at 11:00am when the report was filed.

DSEX, the prime index of the DSE, went up by 16.62 points or 0.32 per cent to stand 5,273 points at 11:00am.

The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, advanced 3.15 points to reach at 1,856 points till then. The DSE Shariah Index also gained 3.22 points to stand at 1,217 points.

Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stood at Tk 1.52 billion on DSE when the report was filed at 11:00am.

Khulna Power Company was the most traded stocks till then with shares worth Tk 290 million changing hands, closely followed by United Power, Pharma Aids, Stylecraft and SK Trims.

Of the issues traded till then, 135 advanced, 71 declined and 50 remained unchanged on the DSE trading floor.

The port city’s bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange – (CSE), saw upward trend till then with CSE All Share Price Index- CASPI-gaining 23 points to stand at 16,161 points, also at 11:00am.

The Selective Category Index – CSCX –also gained 15 points to stand at 9,796 points till then.

Of the issues traded till then, 52 gained, 30 declined and 15 issues remained unchanged with Tk 40 million in turnover.

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