DSE, CSE up at opening

FE Online Report | Published: September 17, 2017 11:51:23 | Updated: October 24, 2017 00:54:18


The prices of most of the shares on both bourses witnessed positive trend in early hour of trading Sunday as investors continued their buying binge on sector-wise stocks.

Following the previous week’s upbeat mood, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) opened higher with rising trading activities.

After first 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced more than 3.0 points while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse rose 9.55 points at 10:45am.

After 30 minutes of trading, DSEX advanced 6.75 points while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse rose 21 points at 11:00am when the report was filed.

DSEX, the prime index of the DSE, went up by 6.75 points or 0.11 per cent to stand at 6,210 points at 11:00am. The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also advanced 3.66 points or 0.26 per cent to stand at 1,389 till then.

However, the DS30 index, comprising blue chips fell 0.63 points or 0.02 per cent to 2,224 points. Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stood at Tk 1.24 billion when the report was filed at 11:00am.

Of the issues traded till then, 167 advanced, 62 declined and 39 remained unchanged.

Argon Denims led the turnover chart till then with shares worth Tk 95 million changing hands, closely followed by CMC Kamal Tk 84 million, Rupali Bank Tk 76 million, LankaBangla Finance Tk 51 million and Miracle Industries Tk 48 million.

The port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange – (CSE) also saw positive trend till then with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – advancing 21 points to stand at 11,670 points, also at 11:00am. Of the issues traded till then, 64 gained, 21 declined and 17 issues remained unchanged with BDT 40 million in turnover.

 

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