Dhaka Stock Exchange

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Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks stayed in the upward trend at midday on Wednesday investors continued their buying spree on sector-wise stocks.

Following the previous day’s positive 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 29 points while the CSE All Share Price Index (CASPI) of port city’s bourse gained 31 points at 10:45am.

After 30 minutes of trading, the DSEX advanced more than 44 Points while the CSE All Share Price Index (CASPI) of port city’s bourse rose 55 points at 11:00am.

After 90 minutes of trading, DSEX advanced more than 57 points while the CSE All Shares Price Index gained 156 points at 12noon when the report was filed.


DSEX, the prime index of the DSE stands at 5,530 points, gaining 57.58 points or 1.05 percent at 12noon.

The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, also gained 18.34 points to reach at 1923 points till then.

The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) advanced 9.17 points to stand at 1,271 points till then.

Turnover, the crucial indicator of the market, stands at BDT 3.76 billion when the report was filed at 12noon.

Khulna Power was the most traded stocks till then with shares worth BDT 539 million changing hands, followed by Intech BDT 269 million, Confidence Cement BDT 148 million, Active Fine BDT 135 million and National Life Insurance BDT 125 million.

Of the issues traded till then, 212 advanced, 67 declined and 42 issues remained unchanged on the DSE trading floor.


The port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange – (CSE) also saw upward till then with CSE All Shares Price Index of port city’s bourse–advancing 156 points to stand at 16,988 points, also at 12noon.

The Selective Categories Index of the port city bourse also gained 94 points to reach at 10,291 points till then.

Of the issues traded till then, 121 gained, 38 declined and 23 issues remained unchanged with BDT 138 million in turnover.