February 29, 2024

BSS, DHAKA: Country’s both the bourses– Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE)– today witnessed an upward trend like earlier as investors continued their buying spree on large-cap issues amid optimism.

Turnover, the crucial indicator of the market, increased to Taka 17.30 billion on the country’s premier bourse which was Taka 16.52 billion at the previous session of the week.

DSEX, the key index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went up by 6.44 points or 0.10 per cent to settle at 6,352.50. The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also rose 2.26 points to close at 1,387.51. But, the DS30 index, comprising blue chips, closed the day with 8.42 points down to finish at 2,135.28.

Of the 394 issues traded, 198 advanced, 159 declined and 37 remained unchanged on the DSE trading floor.

ORIONPHARM was the most-traded stock, followed by ORIONINFU, KPPL, OAL and BDTHAI.

The Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) also edged higher with the CSE All Share Price Index – CASPI- rising 72.35 points to settle at 18,175 and the Selective Categories Index – CSCX- gaining 42.70 points to close at 10,878.99.

Of the issues traded, 108 declined, 150 advanced and 30 issues remained unchanged on the CSE trading floor.

The port city’s bourse traded 98.75 lakh shares and mutual fund units with turnover value worth Taka 29.23 crore.

 

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