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Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks stayed in downturn note at midday on Sunday as a section of investors remained on selling mood.

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

Within first 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse fell 3.0 points while the CSE All Share Price Index (CASPI) of port city’s bourse lost 14 points at 10:45am.

After 30 minutes of trading, the DSEX fell more than 6.0 points while the CSE All Share Price Index (CASPI) of port city’s bourse fell 22 points at 11:00am.

After 90 minutes of trading, DSEX lost nearly 7.0 points while the CSE All Shares Price Index fell 25 points at 12noon when the report was filed.


DSEX, the prime index of the DSE stands at 5,567 points, losing 6.84 points or 0.12 percent at 12noon.

The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, also fell 6.92 points to reach at 1951 points till then.

The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) lost 2.82 points to stand at 1,275 points till then.

Turnover, the crucial indicator of the market, stands at BDT 3.79 billion when the report was filed at 12noon.

Active Five Chemicals was the most traded stocks till then with shares worth BDT 492 million changing hands, followed by Dragon Sweater BDT 225 million, Nahee Aluminum BDT 213 million, Khulna Power BDT 196 million and Saiham Textile BDT 157 million.

Of the issues traded till then, 111 advanced, 147 declined and 57 issues remained unchanged on the DSE trading floor.


The port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange – (CSE) also saw negative trend till then with CSE All Shares Price Index of port city’s bourse–losing 25 points to stand at 17,177 points, also at 12noon.

The Selective Categories Index of the port city bourse also lost 15 points to reach at 10,411 points till then.

Of the issues traded till then, 62 gained, 89 declined and 22 issues remained unchanged with BDT 406 million in turnover.