Dhaka Stock Exchange

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Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks maintained the upbeat trend at midday on Tuesday as optimistic investors are active on sector-wise stocks.

Following the previous day’s gain, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) saw upward trend amid rising trading activities.

Within first 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced more than 40 points while the CSE All Share Price Index (CASPI) of port city’s bourse rose 32 points at 10:45am.

After 30 minutes of trading, the DSEX rose more than 64 points while the CSE All Share Price Index (CASPI) of port city’s bourse advanced 81 points at 11:00am.

After 90 minutes of trading, DSEX advanced more than 52 points while the CSE All Shares Price Index rose 128 points at 12noon, when the report was filed.


DSEX, the prime index of the DSE stands at 5,299 points, advancing 52.60 points or 1.0 percent at 12noon.

The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, also gained 13 points to reach at 1,873 points till then.

The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) advanced 10 points to stand at 1,228 points till then.

Turnover, the crucial indicator of the market, stands at BDT 2.63 billion when the report was filed at 12noon.

Khulna Power was the most traded stocks till then with shares worth BDT 215 million changing hands, closely followed by Shahjalal Islami Bank BDT 143 million, Pharma Aids BDT 96 million, VFS Tread Dyeing 93 million and SK Trims BDT 90 million.

Of the issues traded till then, 241 advanced, 51 declined and 30 issues remained unchanged on the DSE trading floor.


The port city’s bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange – (CSE), stayed in the upbeat trend till then with CSE All Shares Price Index of port city’s bourse – advancing 128 points to stand at 16,175 points, also at 12noon.

The Selective Categories Index of the port city bourse also gained 77 points to reach at 9,807 points till then.

Of the issues traded till then, 131 gained, 18 declined and 17 issues remained unchanged with BDT 122 million in turnover.