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Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed mixed trend in early hour of trading on Wednesday as investors were active on both sides of trading fence.

Following the previous two days’ sharp gain, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) saw downward trend while the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) witnessed marginally higher amid low trading activities.

Within first 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse fell more than 7.0 points while the CSE All Share Price Index (CASPI) of port city’s bourse advanced 5.0 points at 10:45am when the report was filed.


DSEX, the prime index of the DSE, went down by 7.05 points or 0.13 percent to reach at 5,292 points at 10:45am.

The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, fell 2.76 points to stand at 1,874 points. The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also lost 2.10 points to reach at 1,224 points till then.

Turnover, the crucial indicator of the market, stood at BDT 526 million when the report was filed at 10:45am.

Of the issues traded till then, 94 advanced, 89 declined and 50 remained unchanged.

Khulna Power was the most traded stocks till then with shares worth BDT 84 million changing hands, followed by Queen South Textile BDT 24 million, SK Trims BDT 22 million, Monno Ceramic BDT 21 million and Rahim Textile BDT 20 million.


However, the port city’s bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange – (CSE) saw positive trend till then with CSE All Share Price Index – CASPI – advancing 5.0 points to stand at 16,232, also at 10:45am.

The Selective Category Index – CSCX – also gained 3.0 points to stand at 9,842 points till then.

Of the issues traded till then, 22 gained, 14 declined and 06 issues remained unchanged with Tk 12 million in turnover.