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 flat ending, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) witnessed positive note with rising trading activities.

Within first 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced more than 2.0 points while the CSE All Share Price Index (CASPI) of port city’s bourse rose 4.0 points at 10:45am when the report was filed.


DSEX, the prime index of the DSE, went up by 2.33 points or 0.04 percent to reach at 5,259 points at 10:45am.

The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) advanced 1.25 points to reach at 1,215 points till then.

However, the DS30 index, comprising blue chips, fell 1.01 points to stand at 1,852 points.

Turnover, the crucial indicator of the market, stood at BDT 865 million when the report was filed at 10:45am.

Of the issues traded till then, 99 advanced, 63 declined and 41 remained unchanged.

Khulna Power Company was the most traded stocks till then with shares worth BDT 205 million changing hands, followed by United Power, Stylecraft, Pharma Aids and National Tea Company.


The port city’s bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange – (CSE) also saw positive trend till then with CSE All Share Price Index – CASPI- advancing 4.0 points to stand at 16,141, also at 10:45am.

The Selective Category Index – CSCX – also gained 3.0 points to stand at 9,784 points till then.

Of the issues traded till then, 24 gained, 13 declined and 07 issues remained unchanged with BDT 18 million in turnover.