Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)-The Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) has decided to curtail the trading time by half an hour during the holy month of Ramadan, officials said.
As per the decision of the DSE board of directors, trading at the DSE will begin at 10:30am as usual and will continue till 2:00pm instead of 2:30pm, three and a half hours instead of regular four hours trading, said DSE press release on Tuesday.
The official activities of DSE will remain open from 9:30am as usual and will continue till 4:00pm instead of 5:30pm during Ramadan, said the statement.
Usually, trading takes place between 10:30am and 2:30pm while DSE office remains open from 9:30am to 5:30pm in every working day.
After Ramadan, DSE trading and office hours will come to regular time, the statement added.
The port city bourse Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) will also reduce trading and office hours in line with DSE’s schedule during the holy month of Ramadan.