Retailers trade at Dhaka Stock Exchange office. BBN file photo

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

Following the previous week’s marginal gain, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) opened positive amid rising trading activities.

After first 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced more than 20 points while the CSE All Shares Price Index of port city bourse rose 16 points at 10:45am when the report was filed.


DSEX, the prime index of the DSE, went up by 20.32 points or 0.32 to reach at 6,327 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.

The two other indices also saw positive trend till then. The DS30 index, comprising blue chips also advanced 6.84 points or 0.30 percent to reach at 2,272 points.

The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) gained 4.46 points or 0.32 percent to stand at 1,386 points.

Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stood at BDT 708 million when the report was filed at 10:45am.

Of the issues traded till then, 163 advanced, 54 declined and 30 remained unchanged.

BD Thai Aluminum was the most traded stocks till then with shares worth BDT 126 million changing hands, closely followed by Brac Bank BDT 72 million, AB Bank BDT 47 million, National Tubes BDT 35 million and Fu-Wang Food BDT 25 million.


The port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange – (CSE) also saw positive trend till then with its All Shares Price Index, CAPSI – advancing 16 points to stand at 19,524 points, also at 10:45am.

The Selective Categories Index of the port city bourse also rose 9.0 points to reach at 11,812 points till then.

Of the issues traded till then, 37 gained, 12 declined and 11 issues remained unchanged with BDT 17 million in turnover.