Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – The Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) saw positive trend in early hours of trading on Monday.

DSEX, the prime index of the DSE went up by 12.10 points or 0.25 per cent to stand at 4,699.30 points after first 30 minutes of trade at 11am.

DSE Shariah Index (DSES) advanced 2.90 points or 0.28 per cent to stands at 1,022.52 points. The DS30 index, comprising blue chips gained 2.72 points or 0.16 per cent to reach at 1,688.04 points.

The turnover value on DSE stands at BDT 567 million when the report was filed at 11am. Of the issues traded till then, 101 advanced, 62 declined and 36 remained unchanged.

The port city bourse – the CSE also witnessed positive trend with its Selective Category Index — CSCX gained 20.01 points or 0.22 per cent to stand at 9,174.30 points, also at 11am.

Of the issues traded till then, 43 gained, 33 declined and 13 remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 55.48 million.

BBN/BB/SI-10Mar14-11:40 am (BST)