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Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)– Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed a upward trend in early hour of trading on Tuesday as investors are showing their buying binge on specific issues.

Following the previous two days’ correction, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) opened higher with low trading activities.

Within first 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced more than 18 points while the CSE All Share Price Index (CASPI) of port city’s bourse rose 18 points at 10:45am when the report was filed.

DSEX, the prime index of the DSE, went up by 18.16 points or 0.31 percent to reach at 5,752 points at 10:45am.

The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, advanced 3.10 points to stand at 2006 points. The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also gained 2.90 points to reach at 1,314 points till then.

Turnover, the crucial indicator of the market, stood at BDT 792 million when the report was filed at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 181 advanced, 47 declined and 29 remained unchanged.

Monno Ceramic was the most traded stocks till then with shares worth BDT 80 million changing hands, closely followed by Genex Infosys, Bangladesh Submarine Cables and Indo-Bangla Pharma.

The port city’s bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange – (CSE) also saw upward trend till then with CSE All Share Price Index- CASPI-gaining 18 points to stand at 17,592, also at 10:45am.

The Selective Category Index – CSCX –also gained 11 points to stand at 10,646 points till then.

Of the issues traded till then, 42 gained, 11 declined and 05 issues remained unchanged with BDT 28 million in turnover.