Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)-Bangladesh’s stocks continued its upward trend after witnessing the same in early hour on Monday, the second trading session of the week.

Both the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), the prime bourse of Bangladesh, and Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE), the port city bourse of the country, opened with a positive note when the market opened at 10:30am.

And as the time passed, it could sustain the positive note, thanks to the active participations of the retailers.

The key index of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) advanced 10.85 points while the selective category index of the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) earned 7.74 points at around 12:30pm.

DHAKA STOCK EXCHANGE:

DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went up by 10.85 points or 0.19 per cent to reach at 5706.30 points, when the report was filed at 12:30pm.

The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, gained 0.52 points or 0.02 per cent to stand at 2066.84 points.

The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also advanced 1.61 points or 0.12 per cent to reach at 1,309.43 points.

DSE turnover stands at BDT 4.83 billion when the report was filed at 12:30pm.

Of the issues traded till then, 134 advanced, 113 declined and 58 issues remained unchanged.

IFIC Bank Ltd was the most traded stocks till then with shares BDT 316 million changing hands followed by City Bank, Bangladesh Building Systems Lt, National Polymer Industries Ltd, Ratanpur Steel Re-Rolling Mills Limited and LankaBangla Finance Ltd.

CHITTAGONG STOCK EXCHANGE:

The port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) also saw positive trend with its Selective Category Index- CSCX– advancing 7.74 points to stand at 10737.29 points, also at 12:25pm.

Of the issues traded till then, 80 gained, 108 declined 26 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 24.07 million.

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