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

Following the previous four days’ correction, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) opened on upward note amid rising trading activities.

Within first 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced more than 19 points while the CSE All Share Price Index (CASPI) of port city’s bourse gained 20 points at 10:45am when the report was filed.

DSEX, the prime index of the DSE, went up by 19.86 points or 0.35 percent to reach at 5,572 points at 10:45am.

The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, also gained 5.39 points to reach at 1,955 points.

The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) rose 4.42 points to reach at 1,275 points till then.

Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stood at BDT 679 million when the report was filed at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 137 advanced, 34 declined and 32 remained unchanged.

Khulna Power Company was the most traded stocks till then with shares worth BDT 127 million changing hands, followed by Oimex Electrode BDT 62 million, National Housing Finance BDT 53 million, Bangladesh Submarine Cable Company BDT 51 million and Nahee Aluminum BDT 48 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 19 points to stand at 17,354, also at 10:45am.

The Selective Category Index – CSCX –also advanced 12 points to stand at 10,354 points till then.

Of the issues traded till then, 35 gained, 09 declined and 04 issues remained unchanged with BDT 19 million in turnover.