Dhaka Stock Exchange

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Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed upward trend in early hour of trading on Wednesday as some optimistic investors are active on sector-wise stocks.

Following the previous day’s upward trend, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) opened higher with increasing trading activities.

After first 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced nearly 12 points while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse gained 15 points at 10:45am when the report was filed.


DSEX, the prime index of the DSE, went up by 11.62 points or 0.18 percent to reach at 6,145 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.

The two other indices also saw positive trend till then. The DS30 index, comprising blue chips advanced 8.07 points or 0.37 percent to reach at 2,190 points.

The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) rose 2.99 points or 0.22 percent to stand at 1,345 points.

Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stood at Tk 882 billion when the report was filed at 10:45am.

Of the issues traded till then, 141 advanced, 32 declined and 18 remained unchanged.

Newly listed Aamra Networks led the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 118 million changing hands, closely followed LankaBangla Finance BDT 94 million, Premier Bank BDT 68 million, Fu-Wang Food BDT 49 million and City Bank BDT 36 million.


The port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange – (CSE) also saw positive trend till then with its Selective Category Index – CSCX –advancing 15 points to stand at 11,530 points, also at 10:45am.

Of the issues traded till then, 36 gained, 13 declined and 7 issues remained unchanged with BDT 20 million in turnover.