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Stocks see mixed trend at midday

FE Online Desk | Published: January 02, 2018 13:23:12 | Updated: January 03, 2018 11:02:52


The Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) rose and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) slipped in midday on Tuesday, the second trading session of 2018, in cautious trading.

Both the DSE and the CSE opened positive at the opening session on the day, but around 12:15pm the port city bourse slipped into red.

At 1:10pm, the key index of the DSE advanced nearly 7.14 points while the CSE All Shares Price Index (CAPSI) of port city bourse slipped 8.61 points when the report was filed.

DSEX, the prime index of the DSE, went up by 7.14 points or 0.11 per cent to reach at 6,261 points, when the report was filed at 1:10pm.

The two other indices also saw positive trend till then. The DS30 index, comprising blue chips advanced 2.06 points or 0.09 per cent to reach at 2284 points.

The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) rose 6.07 points or 0.43 per cent to stand at 1,397 points.

Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stood at Tk 289 million when the report was filed at 1:10pm.

Of the issues traded till then, 160 advanced, 118 declined and 49 remained unchanged.

The port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange – (CSE) saw negative trend till then with its All Shares Price Index, CAPSI – losing 8.61 points to stand at 19,349, also at 1:10pm.

The Selective Categories Index of the port city bourse also fell 7.54 points to reach at 11,694 points till then.

Of the issues traded till then, 104 gained, 77 declined and 21 issues remained unchanged with Tk 213 million in turnover.

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