Retailers trade at Dhaka Stock Exchange office. BBN file photo

Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks opened the first day of the week with positive trend on Sunday as some investors are active on sector-wise stocks.

Following the previous week’s downturn, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) opened on positive note with low trading activities.

After first 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced more than 26 points while the CSE All Share Price Index (CASPI) of port city’s bourse gained 50 points at 10:45am when the report was filed.


DSEX, the prime index of the DSE, went up by 26.41 points or 0.46 per cent to reach at 5,747 points at 10:45am.

The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, advanced 8.80 points or 0.41 percent to reach at 2,125 points.

The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also gained 4.58 points or 0.34 percent to stand at 1,353 points till then.

Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stood at BDT 257 million when the report was filed at 10:45am.

Of the issues traded till then, 134 advanced, 30 declined and 27 remained unchanged.

Fu-Wang Food was the most traded stocks till then with shares worth BDT 26 million changing hands, followed by Fine Foods BDT 18 million, Keya Cosmetics BDT 15 million, Monno Ceramic BDT 14 million and BDCOM Online BDT 13 million.


The port city boursethe Chittagong Stock Exchange – (CSE) also saw positive trend till then with CSE All Share Price Index – CASPI – advancing 50 points to stand at 17,705, also at 10:45am.

The Selective Category Index – CSCX – also gained 31 points to stand at 10,692 points till then.

Of the issues traded till then, 47 gained, 11 declined and 6 issues remained unchanged with BDT 12 million in turnover.