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

Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks opened mixed on Tuesday morning with majority of issue prices gaining.
By 11:15am local time, the benchmark index of Dhaka Stock Exchange DSEX rose over 15 points or 0.3% to 5,876.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, was over 3 points or 0.3% to 1,318. The DSE Shariah Index, DSES, declined 5 points or 0.3% to 2,132.
Pace of trade remained slow as turnover in value stood at BDT 2,015 million only in almost half an hour.
Out of issues so far traded, 190 advanced, 46 declined and 37 remained unchanged.
Premier Bank attracted most investors in early trade, making it the most traded stocks, followed by Generation Next, CAN Textile, National Bank Ltd, Fu-Wang Food and One Bank.
The Chittagong Stock Exchange Selective Category Index CSCX gained about 40 points to 10,999.