Stocks on both bourses have witnessed an uptrend in early trading as investors were active on both sides of trading fence on Wednesday.
The Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) opened higher, but trading activities remained low.
Within first hour of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced more than 1.73 points while the CSE All Share Price Index (CAPSI) of port city’s bourse rose 55 points at 11:30am.
DSEX, prime index of DSE, went up by 1.73 points or 0.02 per cent to reach at 6,200 points, when the report was filed at 11:30am.
One of two other DSE indices saw a positive trend and another a negative trend.
Shariah index DSES gained 1.21 points or 0.08 per cent to stand at 1,392 points, but DS30 index, comprising blue chips, fell 3.49 points or 0.15 per cent to reach 2,259 points.
Turnover, an important indicator of the market, stood at Tk 992 million when the report was filed.
Of the issues traded till then, 138 advanced, 94 declined and 53 remained unchanged.
Port city bourse CSE also saw a positive trend till then with its All Share Price Index- CAPSI- advancing 55 points to stand at 19,232 points and Selective Category Index – CSCX – gaining 33 points to stand at 11,619 points.
Of the issues traded here till then, 57 gained, 37 declined and 25 issues remained unchanged with Tk 29million in turnover.