The index continues to rise in the country’s two stock markets. The DSEX, the main index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange, has been on the rise since the start of trading on Sunday, the first working day of the week. The index increased by 100 points in the first 50 minutes. By 12 noon it exceeded 150 points. By one o’clock the index had risen 169 points.
The Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE), another stock market in the country, is also witnessing a steady rise. At one o’clock in the afternoon, the overall index CASPI increased by 406 points.
At around one o’clock, a transaction of Tk 6 crore has been made on DSE. Between the exchange of shares and mutual funds, the prices of 298 have increased, 30 have decreased and 26 have remained unchanged.
The index has risen for 10 working days on the DSE. On July 22, the position of the main index of DSEA was 4,006 points.
After 10 working days, the index stood at 4,384 points at the end of last Thursday’s transaction. That is, the index increases by 26 points. The speed of transactions also increases.
Market-related people said that in normal times, there were regular four-hour transactions in the market. However, the 7-day closure in Corona has been extended by 30 minutes to increase the transaction time. So from now on the transaction will be four and a half hours. The two stock exchange authorities have decided to extend the trading hours as the market is on an upward trend.