CSE 50, the selective companies' benchmark index of Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE), has been revised on the basis of performance of the listed companies.
The biannual changes will be effective from the beginning of March, said the port city bourse in a press release on Sunday.
Beacon Pharmaceuticals and First Security Islami Bank Ltd have been included in the index this time. On the other hand, IDLC Finance and Trust Bank Ltd have been excluded from the list of constituent securities.
CSE 50 companies contribute to nearly 65 percent of the stock exchange's market capitalisation and 42 percent of turnover.
The final list of CSE 50-index constituents includes Square Pharmaceuticals, Beximco Pharmaceuticals, Beacon Pharmaceuticals, and The ACME Laboratories from pharmaceutical sector.
ACI Ltd and Beximco Ltd are the local conglomerates in the list.
Olympic Industries, Unique Hotel & Resorts, GPH Ispat, Bangladesh Steel Re-Rolling Mills, BSRM Steels, BBS Cables, and Ifad Autos are the local giants that are also the constituents of the selective index.
Grameenphone, British American Tobacco Bangladesh Company, Singer Bangladesh, Lafargeholcim Bangladesh are the listed multinationals in CSE 50.
United Power Generation & Distribution Co, Khulna Power Company, Summit Power are private sector power companies.
While, Bangladesh Submarine Cable Company, Titas Gas Transmission and Distribution Company, MJL Bangladesh, Padma Oil Company, Jamuna Oil Company and Meghna Petroleum Ltd are government run listed companies to be in the list.
From banking sector, Brac Bank, Islami Bank, The City Bank, National Bank, Pubali Bank, United Commercial Bank, Eastern Bank, Prime Bank, Al-Arafah Islami Bank, One Bank, Southeast Bank, Export Import Bank Of BD Social Islami Bank, Mercantile Bank, Uttara Bank, Bank Asia, National Credit & Commerce Bank, Dhaka Bank, IFIC Bank, Shahjalal Islami Bank, The Premier Bank, Jamuna Bank, and First Security Islami Bank are the constituents of CSE 50.
LankaBangla Finance remains the only non banking financial institution in the CSE 50 list.