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DSEX crosses 6,100-mark in early trading

Sun Online Desk     2nd November, 2017 12:51:46 printer

DSEX crosses 6,100-mark in early trading

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses - Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) - saw upward trend in early hours of trading on Thursday as investors continued their buying spree.


Within first one and half hours of trading, the key index of the country's prime bourse advanced 34.21 points while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse rose 65.24 points.


Both the bourses opened higher with benchmark index of the major bourse crossing the 6,100-mark in early trading.


DSEX, the prime index of the DSE, went up by 34.21 points or 0.56 percent to reach at 6,106.55 points at 11:52 am.


The two other indices also saw upward trend till then. The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) rose 6.37 points or 0.48 percent to 1,327.91 points.


The DS30 index, comprising blue chips advanced 11.88 points or 0.54 percent to stand at 2,200.87 points.


Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stood at Tk 2,222 million on the DSE, riding on United Commercial bank and EXIM Bank.


Of the issues traded till then, 182 advanced, 72 declined and 46 remained unchanged.


United Commercial Bank Ltd topped DSE turnover chart till then with shares worth Tk 144.04 million changing hands, followed by EXIM Bank, Keya Cosmetics, Power Grid Company of Bangladesh and City Bank.


The port city bourse - the Chittagong Stock Exchange - (CSE) also saw upward trend till then with its Selective Category Index - CSCX - advancing 65.24 points to stand at 11458.18 points, also at 11:56 am.


Of the issues traded till then, 115 gained, 38 declined and 31 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of Tk 157.78 million.