Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN): The prices of most stocks on the bourses— the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) gained at the opening hours on Tuesday amid countrywide strike.

The General Index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSEX) went up by 27.38 points within first 30 minutes of trading at 11am to stand at 3,903 points when the report was filed.

Of the issues traded then, 150 advanced, 36 declined and 16 remained unchanged.

Turnover on at DSE stood at BDT 380 million till the report was filed at 11am.

Orion Pharma is the most traded stocks with shares worth BDT 36 million changing hands till then.

The Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) opened with a positive trend with the Selective Category Index of the CSE gained 34 to stand at 7,288 points also at 11am.

Of the issues traded then, 53 advanced, 19 declined and 7 remained unchanged.
BBN/BB/AD/14May-13-11.05am (BST).