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Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)– Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed mixed trend in early trading on Wednesday as investors were active both sides of trading fence.
Following the previous day’s positive, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) opened with a mixed trend amid slow trading activities.
After 30 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse fell 4.32 points while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse rose 13 points when the report was filing at 10:30am.

DHAKA STOCK EXCHANGE
DSEX, the benchmark index of the DSE, went down by 4.32 points or 0.08 percent to stand at 5,369 points, when the report was filed at 10:30am.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, fell 3.05 points or 0.15 percent to reach at 1989 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also lost 0.74 points or 0.05 percent to stand at 1,248 points till then.
Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stands at BDT 360 million when the report was filed at 10:30am.
Paramount Textile led the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 40 million changing hands till then, closely followed by IFAD Autos BDT 18 million, Mozaffar Hossain Spinning BDT 17 million, Doreen Power BDT 14 million and FAS Finance BDT 12 million.
Of the issues traded till then, 68 advanced, 71 declined and 61 issues remained unchanged.

CHITTAGONG STOCK EXCHANGE
However, the port city bourse CSE saw positive trend in early trading with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – advancing 13 points to stand at 10,077 points, also at 10:30am.
Of the issues traded till then, 32 gained, 7 declined and 15 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 13 million.

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