Dhaka Stock Exchange

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Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks stayed in the upbeat note at midday on Thursday as investors remained active on sector-wise stocks.

Following the previous day’s marginal gain, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) opened on upward note amid rising trading activities.

Within first 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced more than 15 points while the CSE All Share Price Index (CASPI) of port city’s bourse gained 35 points at 10:45am.

After 30 minutes of trading, the DSEX advanced more than 24 points while the CSE All Share Price Index (CASPI) of port city’s bourse rose 50 points at 11:00am.

After 90 minutes of trading, DSEX advanced more than 33 points while the CSE All Shares Price Index gained 89 points at 12noon when the report was filed.


DSEX, the prime index of the DSE stands at 5,595 points, advancing 33.26 points or 0.59 percent at 12noon.

The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, also rose 9.77 points to reach at 1965 points till then. The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) advanced 2.02 points to stand at 1,282 points till then.

Turnover, the crucial indicator of the market, stands at BDT 3.38 billion when the report was filed at 12noon.

Khulna Power was the most traded stocks till then with shares worth BDT 394 million changing hands, followed by The Peninsula Chittagong BDT 141 million, Nahee Aluminum BDT 130 million, Aman Feed BDT 121 million and IFAD Autos BDT 104 million.

Of the issues traded till then, 180 advanced, 99 declined and 37 issues remained unchanged on the DSE trading floor.


The port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange – (CSE) also saw positive trend till then with CSE All Shares Price Index of port city’s bourse–advancing 89 points to stand at 17,232 points, also at 12noon.

The Selective Categories Index of the port city bourse also gained 57 points to reach at 10,443 points till then.

Of the issues traded till then, 87 gained, 64 declined and 03 issues remained unchanged with BDT 100 million in turnover.