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DSE, CSE mixed in early trading

Sun Online Desk     8th October, 2017 01:22:55 printer

DSE, CSE mixed in early trading

Both the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) witnessed mixed trend in early trading on Sunday, the first session of the day.


After one hour of trading, the key index of the country's major bourse edged 8.78 points up while the Selective Category Index of the port city bourse fell 14.75 points.


The DSEX benchmark went up by 8.78 points or 0.14 percent to stand at 6,211.09 at 11:51 am.


The two other indices also edged higher. The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, also advanced 10.41 points or 0.47 percent to stand at 2,211.85 points.


The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) gained 3.16 points or 0.23 percent to 1,353.07.


Trade deals stood at 43,564 with transaction at over Tk 3,403 million on the DSE, riding on Islami Bank and National Bank.


Of the issues traded till then, 132 advanced, 125 declined and 47 issues remained unchanged.


Islami Bank Limited topped the turnover leaders with shares worth Tk 362.51 million changing hands till then, followed by National Bank, Exim Bank, aamra networks and United Commercial Bank.


However, the port city bourse CSE saw negative trend till then with its Selective Category Index - CSCX - losing 14.75 points to stand at 11654.03 points, also at 11:47 am.


Of the issues traded till then, 59 gained, 73 declined and 27 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of Tk 136 million.