Dhaka Stock Exchange

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

Following the previous day’s marginal correction, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) opened with positive trend amid low trading activities.

Within first 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced more than 16 points while the CSE All Share Price Index (CASPI) of port city’s bourse gained 21 points at 10:45am.

After 30 minutes of trading, the DSEX advanced more than 17 points while the CSE All Share Price Index (CASPI) of port city’s bourse gained 15 points at 11:00am.

After 90 minutes of trading, DSEX advanced more than 14 points while the CSE All Shares Price Index gained 2.20 points at 12noon when the report was filed.


DSEX, the prime index of the DSE stands at 5,393 points, advancing 1.27 points or 0.26 percent at 12noon.

The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, gained 6.86 points to reach at 1891 points till then.

The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also rose 7.87 points to stand at 1,236 points till then.

Turnover, the crucial indicator of the market, stands at BDT 2.08 billion when the report was filed at 12noon.

Hamid Fabrics was the most traded stocks till then with shares worth BDT 177 million changing hands, closely followed by BBS Cables BDT 136 million, Shepherd Industries BDT 93 million, IFAD Autos BDT 65 million and Dragon Sweater BDT 62 million.

Of the issues traded till then, 169 advanced, 106 declined and 49 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 – gaining 2.20 points to stand at 16,538 points, also at 12noon.

The Selective Categories Index of the port city bourse also gained 0.26 points to reach at 10,014 points till then.

Of the issues traded till then, 85 gained, 56 declined and 30 issues remained unchanged with BDT 89 million in turnover.