Retailers trade at Dhaka Stock Exchange office. BBN file photo

Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed positive trend in early hour of trading on Tuesday, after sharp decline in the past three days, as some investors are showing buying spree on sector-wise stocks.

Following the previous three days’ sharp fall, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) opened on positive note amid low trading activities.

Within first 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced more than 9.0 points while the CSE All Share Price Index (CASPI) of port city’s bourse gained 32 points at 10:45am when the report was filed.


DSEX, the prime index of the DSE, went up by 9.49 points or 0.18 percent to reach at 5,367 points at 10:45am.

The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, also advanced 2.71 points to reach at 1,886 points.

The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also fell 2.26 points to reach at 1,235 points till then.

Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stood at only BDT 406 million when the report was filed at 10:45am.

Of the issues traded till then, 113 advanced, 46 declined and 49 remained unchanged.

Khulna Power Company was the most traded stocks till then with shares worth BDT 77 million changing hands, followed by Active Fine BDT 34 million, Shasha Denims BDT 32 million, Intec BDT 31 million and BBS Cables BDT 22 million.


The port city’s bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange – (CSE) also saw positive trend till then with CSE All Share Price Index – CASPI – gaining 32 points to stand at 16,523, also at 10:45am.

The Selective Category Index – CSCX – also advanced 16 points to stand at 10,005 points till then.

Of the issues traded till then, 20 gained, 05 declined and 04 issues remained unchanged with BDT 4.0 million in turnover.