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Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed mixed trend in early hour of trading on Tuesday as investors are active on both sides of trading fence amid ongoing earnings and dividend declaration session.

Following the previous day’s sharp decline, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) saw positive trend while the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) opened lower amid low trading activities.

After first 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced 6.80 points while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse lost 5.25 points at 10:45am when the report was filed.


DSEX, the prime index of the DSE, went up by 6.80 points or 0.11 percent to reach at 5,988 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.

The two other indices also saw positive trend till then amid slow movement. The DS30 index, comprising blue chips also advanced 1.54 points or 0.07 percent to reach at 2,176 points.

The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) gained 2.10 points or 0.15 percent to stand at 1,327 points.

Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stood at BDT 566 million when the report was filed at 10:45am.

Of the issues traded till then, 104 advanced, 68 declined and 50 remained unchanged.

LankaBangla Finance was the most traded stocks till then with shares worth BDT 119 million changing hands, followed by Shasha Denims BDT 35 million, Rangpur Foundry BDT 32 million, Marico Bangladesh BDT 30 million and Doreen Power BDT 27 million.


However, the port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange – (CSE) saw negative trend till then with its Selective Category Index – CSCX –losing 5.25 points to stand at 11,211 points, also at 10:45am.

Of the issues traded till then, 20 gained, 18 declined and 11 issues remained unchanged with BDT 12 million in turnover.