Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) have been witnessing the upward trend in early trade and data showing that the market remained on upbeat mood over the past few sessions.
After first one hour of trading on Thursday, DSEX, the key index of the DSE, rose over 18.35 points or 0.37% to stand at 4889.63, reports UNB.
The two other indices also saw upbeat note. The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) rose 4.71 points or 0.40% to stand at 1163.01.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips advanced 3.77 points or 0.21% to stand at 1796.88 points.
Turnover, the vital indicator of the market, stands at Tk 5914.27 million on the DSE at 11:58am, riding on AFTABAUTO and OAL.
Of the issues traded till then, 159 advanced, 101 declined and 47 issues remained unchanged.
AFTABAUTO dominated the turnover chart with shares worth Tk 235.02 million changing hands.
The port city bourse, CSE, also saw positive trend till then with its Selective Category Index – CSCX–advancing 23.01 points to stand at 9133.34 points.
Of the issues traded till then, 93 gained, 64 declined and 37 remained unchanged.