Retailers trade at Dhaka Stock Exchange office. BBN file photo

Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed positive trend in early hour of trading on Tuesday as some investors remained active on sector-wise stocks.

Following the previous four days’ gain, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) saw positive trend in early trading with increasing trading activities.

Within first 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced more than 23 points while the CSE All Share Price Index (CASPI) of port city’s bourse gained 24 points at 10:45am.

After 30 minutes of trading, the DSEX gained more than 15 points while the CSE All Share Price Index (CASPI) of port city’s bourse advanced 10 points at 11:00am when the report was filed.


DSEX, the prime index of the DSE, went up by 15.15 points or 0.25 percent to reach at 5,894 points at 11:00am.

The two other indices also saw positive trend till then. The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, advanced 3.07 points or 0.13 percent to reach at 2,210 points.

The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) gained 2.18 points or 0.16 percent to reach at 1,365 points till then.

Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stood at BDT 1.07 billion when the report was filed at 11:00am.

Of the issues traded till then, 124 advanced, 85 declined and 43 remained unchanged.

Keya Cosmetics was the most traded stocks till then with shares worth BDT 162 million changing hands, closely followed by Beximco BDT 149 million, BRAC Bank BDT 49 million, Miracle Industries BDT 38 million and Monno Ceramic BDT 37 million.


The port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange – (CSE) also saw positive trend till then with CSE All Share Price Index – CASPI – advancing 10 points to stand at 18,166, also at 11:00am.

The Selective Category Index – CSCX – also gained 5.0 points to stand at 10,979 points till then.

Of the issues traded till then, 39 gained, 29 declined and 12 issues remained unchanged with BDT 49 million in turnover.