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

Following the previous day’s flat movement, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) saw negative trend while the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) witnessed positive trend in early trading amid rising trading activities.

Within first 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse gained more than 12 points while the CSE All Share Price Index (CASPI) of port city’s bourse advanced 6.68 points at 10:45am.

After 30 minutes of trading, the DSEX fell 1.70 points while the CSE All Share Price Index (CASPI) of port city’s bourse stayed green with gaining 4.65 points at 11:00am when the report was filed.


DSEX, the prime index of the DSE, went down by 1.70 points or 0.03 percent to reach at 5,791 points at 11:00am.

The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) fell 2.45 points or 0.18 percent to reach at 1,346 points till then.

However, the DS30 index, comprising blue chips, advanced 1.43 points or 0.06 percent to reach at 2,168 points till then.

Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stood at BDT 705 million when the report was filed at 11:00am.

Of the issues traded till then, 98 advanced, 107 declined and 42 remained unchanged.

Unique Hotel was the most traded stocks till then with shares worth BDT 48 million changing hands, closely followed by Aamra Monno Ceramic BDT 38 million, BRAC Bank BDT 35 million, CVO Petrochemicals BDT 30 million and Aamra Networks BDT 28 million.


However, the port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange – (CSE) saw positive trend till then with CSE All Share Price Index – CASPI – advancing 4.65 points to stand at 17,844, also at 11:00am.

The Selective Category Index – CSCX – also gained 2.48 points to stand at 10,787 points till then.

Of the issues traded till then, 29 gained, 29 declined and 13 issues remained unchanged with BDT 16 million in turnover.