Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)-Bangladesh’s stocks opened higher on Monday, the first trading day after a week-long Eid vacation.

Both the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) began the day with upward trend in the first trading day of the week.
After 15 minutes of the day’s trading, the key index of Dhaka Stock Exchange gains 8.20 points and selective index of Chittagong Stock Exchange rises 13.62 points after first 15 minutes of trade Monday.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, gained 4.52 points or 0.24 percent to stand at 1,864.88.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) advanced 3.68 points or 0.30 percent to reach at 1,194.72.
DSE turnover stands at only BDT 203 million when the report was filed at 10.45am as most of the investors yet to come in the trading floor after Eid holiday.
Of the issues traded till then, 87 advanced, 35 declined and 39 issues remained unchanged.
BSRM Steels Ltd was the most traded stocks till then with shares BDT 20.30 million changing hands followed by RSRM, Saif Powertec, BSRM and Premier Cement.
The port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) also saw positive trend with its Selective Category Index — CSCX – gained 13.62 points to stand at 9,061.32, also at 10.45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 30 gained, 11 declined and 5 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 11 million.