Retailers trade at Dhaka Stock Exchange office. BBN file photo

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

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

After first 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced more than 13 points while the CSE All Shares Price Index of port city bourse rose 32 points at 10:45am when the report was filed.


DSEX, the prime index of the DSE, went up by 13.12 points or 0.21 to reach at 6,285 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 also advanced 3.18 points or 0.14 percent to reach at 2,258 points.

The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) gained 1.49 points or 0.11 percent to stand at 1,383 points.

Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stood at BDT 625 million when the report was filed at 10:45am.

Of the issues traded till then, 135 advanced, 40 declined and 53 remained unchanged.

National Tubes was the most traded stocks till then with shares worth BDT 90 million changing hands, closely followed by Golden Harvest Agro Industries BDT 69 million, Confidence Cement BDT 41 million, Bangladesh Shipping Corporation BDT 27 million and Standard Bank BDT 26 million.


The port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange – (CSE) also saw positive trend till then with its All Shares Price Index, CAPSI – advancing 32 points to stand at 19,447 points, also at 10:45am.

The Selective Categories Index of the port city bourse also rose 21 points to reach at 11,766 points till then.

Of the issues traded till then, 42 gained, 12 declined and 7 issues remained unchanged with BDT 26 million in turnover.