Retailers trade at Dhaka Stock Exchange office. BBN file photo

Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)– Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed positive trend in early hour of trading on Monday as investors are active on sector-wise stocks amid ongoing earnings and dividend declaration session.

Following the previous day’s flat movement, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) opened higher amid rising trading activities.

Within first 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced nearly 28 points while the CSE All Share Price Index (CASPI) of port city’s bourse gained 60 points at 10:45am when the report was filed.

DSEX, the prime index of the DSE, went up by 28 points or 0.52 percent to reach at 5,367 points at 10:45am.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, advanced 11 points to reach at 1,919 points.

The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also gained 8.0 points to reach at 1,282 points till then.

Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stood at BDT 1.40 billion when the report was filed at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 140 advanced, 50 declined and 44 remained unchanged.

Kds Accessories was the most traded stocks till then with shares worth BDT 94 million changing hands, closely followed by The Peninsula

Chittagong BDT 68 million, Zaheen Spinning BDT 55 million, Padma Oil BDT 50 million and Monno ceramic BDT 49 million.


The port city’s bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange – (CSE) also saw positive trend till then with CSE All Share Price Index-CASPI-advancing 60 points to stand at 16,512, also at 10:45am.

The Selective Category Index – CSCX –also gained 40 points to stand at 10,000 points till then.

Of the issues traded till then, 52 gained, 18 declined and 4 issues remained unchanged with BDT 26 million in turnover.