Dhaka Stock Exchange

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Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks stayed on the positive trend at midday on Sunday as investors continued their selling spree on sector-wise stocks.

Following the previous four days’ correction, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) opened on positive amid low trading activities.

Within first 30 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced more than 2.0 points while the CSE All Share Price Index (CASPI) of port city’s bourse gained 1.34 points at 10:30am.

After first hour of trading, the DSEX advanced more than 5.0 points while the CSE All Share Price Index (CASPI) of port city’s bourse rose 12 points at 11:00am.

After two hours of trading, DSEX advanced more than 6.0 points while the CSE All Shares Price Index gained 56 points at 12noon when the report was filed.


DSEX, the prime index of the DSE stands at 5,350 points, advancing 6.53 points at 12noon.

The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, advanced 2.58 points or 0.13 percent to reach at 1,977 points till then.

However, the DSE Shariah Index (DSES) fell 0.62 points to stand at 1,237 points till then.

Turnover, the crucial indicator of the market, stands at BDT 1.78 billion, when the report was filed at 12noon.

Alif Industries was the most traded stocks till then with shares worth BDT 167 million changing hands, closely followed by Monno Ceramic BDT 123 million, Khulna Power Company BDT 113 million, Beximco BDT 89 million and Intraco Refueling Station BDT 82 million.

Of the issues traded till then, 155 advanced, 99 declined and 55 issues remained unchanged on the DSE trading floor.


The port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange – (CSE) also saw positive trend till then with CSE All Shares Price Index of port city’s bourse –advanced 56 points to stand at 16,548 points, also at 12noon.

The Selective Categories Index of the port city bourse also gained 34 points to reach at 10,010 points till then.

Of the issues traded till then, 65 gained, 40 declined and 231 issues remained unchanged with BDT 53 million in turnover.