Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) saw upward trend in early hours of trading on Thursday.

DSEX, the prime index of the DSE went up by 30.73 points or 0.65 per cent to stand at 4,724.94 points within first 30 minutes of trade when the report was filled at 11am.

DSE turnover stands at BDT 894 million when the report was filed at 11am. Of the issues traded till then, 154 advanced, 33 declined and 20 remained unchanged.

GP was the most traded stocks with shares worth BDT 213million changing hands till then followed by Heidelberg Cement, Lafarge Surma Cement and Renata.

The port city bourse – the CSE also saw positive trend at opening with its Selective Category Index — CSCX gained 47.59 points or 0.52 per cent to stand at 9,095.47 points, also at 11am.

Of the issues traded till then, 47 gained, 20 declined and 6 remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 36.59 million.

BBN/BB/SI-24Apr14-11:36 am (BST)