Stocks witnessed marginal gains in the early hours of trading on Sunday as some investors were showing appetite on sector-wise stocks amid ongoing earnings declaration.
Following the previous day’s correction, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) opened on positive amid low trading activities.
After 30 minutes of trading, DSEX, the key index of the DSE, gained more than 6.0 points while the CSE All Share Price Index (CASPI) of port city’s bourse rose 36 points at 11:00am when the report was filed.
The DSEX went up by 6.06 points or 0.13 per cent to stand 4,475 points at 11:00am.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, also gained 2.75 points to reach at 1,526 points. However, the DSE Shariah Index lost 0.17 points to stand at 1,028 points till then.
Turnover, one of the important indicator of the markets, stood at Tk 854 million on DSE when the report was filed at 11:00am.
LafargeHolcim Bangladesh was the most traded stocks till filing of the report with shares worth Tk 124 million changing hands, closely followed by BSC, ADN Telecom, Summit Power, and Khulna Power.
Of the issues traded till then, 132 advanced, 95 declined, and 47 remained unchanged on the DSE trading floor.
The Stock Exchange (CSE) also saw a positive trend till then with the CASPI advancing 36 points to stand at 13,622 points, also at 11:00am.
The Selective Category Index (CSCX) also gained 22 points to stand at 8,258 points till then.
Of the issues traded till then, 44 advanced, 22 declined, and 10 issues remained unchanged with Tk 20 million in turnover.
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