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Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed mixed trend in early hour of trading on Wednesday as investors are active both sides of trading session.

Following the previous day’s mild correction, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) saw positive trend while the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) saw negative trend in early trading sluggish trading activities.

Within first hour of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced 2.43 points while the CSE All Share Price Index (CASPI) of port city’s bourse fell 10.48 points at 11:30am when the report was filed.


DSEX, the prime index of the DSE, went up by 2.43 points or 0.04 percent to reach at 5,780 points at 11:30am.

The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, also gained 0.18 points to reach at 2,176 points.

The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) rose 0.30 points or 0.02 per cent to reach at 1,356 points till then.

Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stood at BDT 1.0 billion when the report was filed at 11:30am.

Of the issues traded till then, 138 advanced, 87 declined and 63 remained unchanged.

Beximco was the most traded stocks till then with shares worth BDT 123 million changing hands, closely followed by Usmania Glass BDT 57 million, Alif Industries BDT 51 million, Advent Phrama BDT 35 million and United Power BDT 34 million.


However, the port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange – (CSE) also saw negative trend till then with CSE All Share Price Index – CASPI – losing 10.48 points to stand at 17,838, also at 11:30am.

The Selective Category Index – CSCX – also lost 7.58 points to stand at 10,779 points till then.

Of the issues traded till then, 35 gained, 40 declined and 19 issues remained unchanged with Tk 63 million in turnover.