Retailers trade at Dhaka Stock Exchange office. BBN file photo

Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed positive trend in early hour of trading on Tuesday as investors are active on sector-wise stocks.

Following the previous day’s marginal correction, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) opened with positive trend amid low trading activities.

Within first 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced more than 16 points while All Share Price Index (CASPI) of port city’s bourse gained 21 points at 10:45am when the report was filed.


DSEX, the prime index of the DSE, went up by 16.63 points or 0.31 percent to reach at 5,395 points at 10:45am.

The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, advanced 7.19 points to reach at 1,892 points.

The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also gained 7.04 points to reach at 1,235 points till then.

Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stood at BDT 453 million when the report was filed at 10:45am.

Of the issues traded till then, 123 advanced, 53 declined and 45 remained unchanged.

Hamid Fabrics was the most traded stocks till then with shares worth BDT 72 million changing hands, closely followed by Beximco BDT 31 million, Legacy Footwear BDT 24 million, Shepherd Industries BDT 20 million and Fortune Shoes BDT 22 million.


The port city’s bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange – (CSE) also saw positive trend till then with CSE All Share Price Index – CASPI – advancing 21 points to stand at 16,560, also at 10:45am.

The Selective Category Index – CSCX – also gained 15 points to stand at 10,028 points till then.

Of the issues traded till then, 29 gained, 11 declined and 5 issues remained unchanged with BDT 18 million in turnover.