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

Following the previous day’s mild correction, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and 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 13 points while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse gained 8.25 points at 10:15am when the report was filed.


DSEX, the prime index of the DSE, went up by 13.22 points or 0.22 percent to stand at 5,911 points at 10:15am.

The two other indices also saw positive trend till then. The DS30 index, comprising blue chips also advanced 5.46 points or 0.25 per cent to 2,125 points.

The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) gained 3.0 points or 0.22 percent to stand at 1,312 points.

Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stood at BDT 1.14 billion when the report was filed at 10:15am.

Of the issues traded till then, 150 advanced, 69 declined and 34 remained unchanged.

Generation Next Fashions emerged as turnover leader with shares worth BDT 134 million changing hands, closely followed by C&A Textile BDT 116 million, BBS Cables BDT 65 million, Baraka Power BDT 52 million and GrameenPhone BDT 38 million.


The port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange – (CSE) saw positive till then trend with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – advancing 8.25 points to stand at 11,065 points, also at 10:15am.

Of the issues traded till then, 46 gained, 37 declined and 13 issues remained unchanged with BDT 42 million in turnover.