Retail investors are in despair as DSE witnesses volatility. BBN file photo

Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed mixed trend in early hour of trading on Tuesday as investors are active both sides of trading fence.

Following the previous four days’ positive trend, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) saw positive note while Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) opened lower.

Within first 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced more than 1.10 points while the All Shares Price Index of port city bourse fell 8.56 points at 10:15am when the report was filed.


DSEX, the prime index of the DSE, went up by 1.10 points or 0.02 percent to stand at 6,320 points at 10:15am.

However, the two other indices saw negative trend till then. The DS30 index, comprising blue chips fell 5.40 points or 0.23 percent to 2,280 points.

The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) lost 1.82 points or 0.13 percent to stand at 1,391 points.

Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stood at BDT 807 million when the report was filed at 10:15am.

Of the issues traded till then, 114 advanced, 61 declined and 34 remained unchanged.

LankaBangla Finance emerged as turnover leader with shares worth BDT 108 million changing hands, followed by BD Thai Aluminum BDT 57 million, AB Bank BDT 41 million, Gemini Sea Food BDT 38 million and BD Finance BDT 36 million.


The port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange – (CSE) saw negative trend till then trend with its All Share Price Index (CAPSI) – losing 8.56 points to stand at 19,6540 points, also at 10:15am.

The Selective Categories Index – CSCX – of the port city bourse also lost 4.50 points to reach at 11,831 points.

Of the issues traded till then, 26 gained, 25 declined and 13 issues remained unchanged with BDT 24 million in turnover.