Dhaka Stock Exchange

BBN file photo

Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks maintained the positive trend at midday on Sunday amid modest volatility as investors continued their buying spree on sector-wise stocks.

Following the previous week’s positive movement, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) 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 nearly 21 points while the CSE All Shares Price Index of port city bourse rose 38 points at 10:45am.

After 30 minutes of trading, the DSEX rose nearly 32 points while CSE All Shares Price Index advanced 60 points at 11:00am.

After 90 minutes of trading, DSEX rose more than 13 points while the CSE All Shares Price Index advanced 37 points at 12noon when the report was filed.


DSEX, the prime index of the DSE stands at 6,336 points, advancing 13.54 points or 0.21 percent at 12noon.

The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, also advanced 1.05 points or 0.05 percent to reach at 2,278 points.

However, the DSE Shariah Index (DSES) lost 0.08 point to reach at 1,393 points.

Turnover, the crucial indicator of the market, stands at BDT 3.02 billion, when the report was filed at 12noon.

AB Bank was the most traded stocks till then with shares worth BDT 199 million changing hands, followed by Paramount Textile BDT 194 million, Shajalal Islami Bank BDT 176 million, BD Thai Aluminum BDT 96 million and FAS Finance BDT 95 million.

Of the issues traded till then, 175 advanced, 88 declined and 54 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 – gaining 37 points to stand at 19,606 points, also at 12noon.

The Selective Categories Index of the port city bourse also rose 21 points to reach at 11,866 points till then.

Of the issues traded till then, 102 gained, 55 declined and 24 issues remained unchanged with BDT 106 million in turnover.