Stocks witnessed positive trend in early hour of trading on Wednesday as some investors showed their appetite on sector-wise shares.
Following the previous day’s correction, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) saw positive trend amid volatility.
Within first 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced more than 35 points while the CSE All Share Price Index of port city’s bourse gained 25 points at 10:45am.
After 30 minutes of trading, DSEX gained more than 5.0 points while the CSE All Share Price Index of port city’s bourse advanced 37 points at 11:00am when the report was filed.
DSEX, the prime index of the DSE, went up by 5.10 points or 0.10 per cent to stand at 4,934 points at 11:00am.
However, two other indices saw negative till then. The DS30 index, comprising blue chips fell 0.66 points to 1751 points and the DSE Shariah Index (DSES) lost 2.03 points to stand at 1,144 points till then.
Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stood at Tk 821 million when the report was filed at 11:00am.
Of the issues traded till then, 157 advanced, 84 declined and 57 remained unchanged.
Monno Jute Stafflers was the most traded stocks till then with shares worth Tk 75 million changing hands, followed by Sinobangla Industries, National Tubes, Global Insurance and JMI Syringes.
The port city’s bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange – (CSE), also saw positive trend till then with CSE All Share Price Index- CASPI-advancing 37 points to stand at 14,988 points, also at 11:00am.
The Selective Category Index – CSCX – also rose 1.90 points to stand at 9,078 points till then.
Of the issues traded till then, 46 advanced, 29 declined 16 remained unchanged with Tk 30 million in turnover.