Dhaka Stock Exchange

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Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks stayed in the positive trend at midday on Sunday as some investors booking profits on sector-wise stocks.

Following the previous week’s negative trend, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) opened higher amid rising trading activities.

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

After 30 minutes of trading, the DSEX advanced more than 15 Points while the CSE All Share Price Index (CASPI) of port city’s bourse rose 30 points at 11:00am.

After 90 minutes of trading, DSEX advanced more than 11 points while the CSE All Shares Price Index rose 37 points at 12noon when the report was filed.


DSEX, the prime index of the DSE stands at 5,512 points, advancing 11.43 points or 0.20 percent at 12noon.

The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, also gained 6.02 points to reach at 1925 points till then.

The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) advanced 2.38 points to stand at 1,273 points till then.

Turnover, the crucial indicator of the market, stands at BDT 3.70 billion when the report was filed at 12noon.

Active Fine Chemicals was the most traded stocks till then with shares worth BDT 272 million changing hands, closely followed by Khulna Power BDT 262 million, Singer BD BDT 233 million, The Peninsula Chittagong BDT 221 million and Aman Feed BDT 166 million.

Of the issues traded till then, 143 advanced, 121 declined and 47 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 37 points to stand at 17,037 points, also at 12noon.

The Selective Categories Index of the port city bourse also gained 25 points to reach at 10,328 points till then.

Of the issues traded till then, 59 gained, 75 declined and 17 issues remained unchanged with BDT 93 million in turnover.