Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN): The prices of most stocks on the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) opened with a positive trend in the early hours on Tuesday a day after steep fall amid countrywide strike.

The General Index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSEX) rose 28.08 points or 0.77 per cent within first 30 minutes of trading to stand at 3,638.51 points at 11am when the report was filed from the 40-month low.

Of the issues traded then, 128 advanced, 11 declined and 6 remained unchanged.

Turnover on the DSE turnover stood at only BDT 116 million till the report was filed at 11am.

Newly listed Orion Pharma topped the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 14.42 million changing hands till then.

The Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) also opened with a positive note and the Selective Category Index of the CSE gained 65.73 points or 0.96 per cent to stand at 6893.84 points also at 11am.

Of the issues traded then, only 69 advanced, 5 declined and 7 remained unchanged.
BBN/BB/AD/02April-13-11.10am (BST).