Dhaka Stock Exchange

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Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed positive trend in early hour of trading on Sunday as investors took position on sector-wise stocks.

Following the previous week’s correction, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) opened positive with thin trading activities.

After first 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced more than 8.0 points while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse gained 0.12 points at 10:45am when the report was filed.


DSEX, the prime index of the DSE, went up by 8.56 points or 0.13 percent to reach at 6,179 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.

The DS30 index, comprising blue chips also advanced 2.41 points or 0.10 percent to reach at 2,199 points.

The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) advanced 0.87 points or 0.06 percent to stand at 1,363 points.

Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stood at BDT 452 million when the report was filed at 10:45am.

Of the issues traded till then, 83 advanced, 61 declined and 50 remained unchanged.

The banking sector continued to dominate the turnover chart with Shahjalal Islami Bank led the chart till then with shares worth BDT 96 million changing hands, followed Uttara Bank BDT 60 million, National Bank BDT 60 million, National Bank BDT 36 million, Summit Power BDT 17 million and Rupali Bank BDT 15 million.


The port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange – (CSE) also saw positive trend till then with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – advancing 0.12 points to stand at 11,578 points, also at 10:45am.

Of the issues traded till then, 24 gained, 20 declined and 10 issues remained unchanged with BDT 20 million in turnover.