Dhaka Stock Exchange

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Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks maintained the upbeat trend at midday on Wednesday as investors continued to show their buying appetite on sector-wise stocks.

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

Within first 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced more than 31 points while the CSE All Share Price Index (CASPI) of port city’s bourse gained 70 points at 10:45am.

After 30 minutes of trading, the DSEX advanced more than 37 points while the CSE All Share Price Index (CASPI) of port city’s bourse rose 93 points at 11:00am.

After 90 minutes of trading, DSEX gained 37.50 points while the CSE All Shares Price Index advanced 72 points at 12noon when the report was filed.


DSEX, the prime index of the DSE stands at 6,126 points, gaining 37.50 points or 0.62 percent at 12noon.

The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, advanced 13 points or 0.58 percent to reach at 2,259 points.

The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also gained 8.15 points or 0.57 percent to stand at 1,415 points till then.

Turnover, the crucial indicator of the market, stands at BDT 2.49 billion, when the report was filed at 12noon.

LankaBangla Finance was the most traded stocks till then with shares worth BDT 194 million changing hands, closely followed by Fu-Wang Foods BDT 112 million, Agni Systems BDT 86 million, Mercantile Bank BDT 80 million and Keya Cosmetics BDT 77 million.

Of the issues traded till then, 219 advanced, 67 declined and 28 issues remained unchanged on the DSE trading floor.


The port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange – (CSE) also saw upbeat note till then with CSE All Shares Price Index of port city’s bourse – advancing 72 points to stand at 18,893 points, also at 12noon.

The Selective Categories Index of the port city bourse also gained 39 to reach at 11,397 points till then.

Of the issues traded till then, 118 gained, 38 declined and 12 issues remained unchanged with BDT 106 million in turnover.