The Financial Express

Bourses open mixed trend on Monday

| Updated: December 05, 2017 11:42:48

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The Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) witnessed positive trend while the port city’s bourse saw negative trend in early trading on Monday as investors mostly followed cautious stance.

Within first 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced 1.70 points while the CSE All Shares Price Index of port city bourse rose 16 points at 10:45am.

After 30 minutes of trading, the DSEX stayed positive trend with gaining 1.18 points while CSE All Shares Price Index fell 14 points at 11:00am when the report was filed.

DSEX, the prime index of the DSE, which replaced the DGEN in nearly five years back, went up by 1.18 points or 0.02 points to reach at 6,297 points at 11:00am.

The two other indices also saw positive trend till then. The DS30 index, comprising blue chips advanced 2.64 points or 0.12 per cent to reach at 2,276.

The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also gained 4.25 points or 0.31 per cent to stand at 1,387 points.

Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stood at Tk 936 million when the report was filed.

Of the issues traded till then, 139 advanced, 67 declined and 50 remained unchanged.

Fortune Shoes was the most traded stocks till then with shares worth Tk 75 million changing hands, closely followed by Golden Harvest Tk 67 million, National Tubes Tk 54 million, BD Thai Aluminum Tk 45 million and LankaBangla Finance Tk 34 million.

However, the Chittagong Stock Exchange – (CSE) saw downward trend till then with CSE All Shares Price Index –CAPSI –shedding 14 points to stand at 19,470 points, also at 11:00am.

The Selective Categories Index of the port city bourse also lost 10 points to reach at 11,778 points till then.

Of the issues traded till then, 47 gained, 31 declined and 11 issues remained unchanged with Tk 34 million in turnover.

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