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Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed mixed trend in early hour of trading on Tuesday as investors are mostly followed cautious stance ahead of dividend declarations.

Following the previous day’s marginal correction, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) saw positive trend while the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) witnessed negative trend in early hours amid low trading activities.

After first 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced 4.64 points while the CSE All Share Price Index (CASPI) of port city’s bourse fell 3.72 at 10:45am when the report was filed.


DSEX, the prime index of the DSE, went up by 4.64 points or 0.08 percent to reach at 6,087 points at 10:45am.

The two other indices also saw positive trend till then. The DS30 index, comprising blue chips gained 1.70 points or 0.07 percent to reach at 2,245 points.

The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) advanced 0.77 points or 0.06 percent to stand at 1,406 points till then.

Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stood at BDT 284 million when the report was filed at 10:45am.

Of the issues traded till then, 86 advanced, 56 declined and 36 remained unchanged.

Anwar Galvanizing was the most traded stocks till then with shares worth BDT38 million changing hands, closely followed by Legacy Footwear BDT 30 million, Apex Foods BDT 18 million, Paramount Textile BDT 16 million and National Tubes BDT 15 million.


However, the port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange – (CSE) also opened lower with CSE All Share Price Index – CASPI- losing 3.72 points to stand at 18,788, also at 10:45am.

The Selective Category Index – CSCX – also lost 3.48 points to stand at 11,340 points till then.

Of the issues traded till then, 17 gained, 17 declined and 8 issues remained unchanged with BDT 8.0 million in turnover.