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Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)– Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed positive trend in early hour of trading on Tuesday as some investors are showing their spree on sector-wise issues.

Following the previous day’s positive close, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) opened higher with low trading activities.

Within first 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced more than 6.0 points while the CSE All Share Price Index (CASPI) of port city’s bourse rose 25 points at 10:45am when the report was filed.

DSEX, the prime index of the DSE, went up by 6.70 points or 0.11 percent to reach at 5,834 points at 10:45am.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, advanced 5.29 points to stand at 2023 points. The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also gained 1.80 points to reach at 1,321 points till then.

Turnover, the crucial indicator of the market, stood at BDT 685 million when the report was filed at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 134 advanced, 82 declined and 49 remained unchanged.

Monno Ceramic Industries was the most traded stocks till then with shares worth BDT 96 million changing hands, closely followed by Simtex Industries, Bangladesh Submarine Cable Company, Singer BD and United Power.

The port city’s bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange – (CSE) also saw positive trend till then with CSE All Share Price Index- CASPI-advancing 25 points to stand at 17,881, also at 10:45am.

The Selective Category Index – CSCX –also gained 19 points to stand at 10,818 points till then.

Of the issues traded till then, 23 gained, 12 declined and 09 issues remained unchanged with BDT 7.0 million in turnover.