Dhaka Stock Exchange

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

Following the previous fifth day’s correction, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) opened positive.

After first 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced 20.09 points while the Selective Category Index of the port city bourse gained 12.28 points at 10:45am.

After 30 minutes of the day’s trading DSEX, the key index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) increased 21.43 points and the CSCX, the Selective Category Index of port city bourse, expanded 36.95 points at 10:59am when this report was filed.


DSEX, the prime index of the DSE, went up by 21.43 points or 0.35 percent to reach at 6,125 points, when the report was filed at 10:59am.

The DS30 index, comprising blue chips also advanced 3.54 points or 0.16 percent to reach at 2,186 points.

The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) advanced 0.98 points or 0.07 percent to stand at 1,356 points.

Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stood at BDT 994 million when the report was filed at 10:59am.

Of the issues traded till then, 114 advanced, 75 declined and 48 remained unchanged.

The banking sector continued to dominate the turnover chart with Shahjalal Islami Bank led the chart till then with shares worth BDT 116 million changing hands, followed Jamuna Bank BDT 199 million, Uttara Bank BDT 51 million, Exim Bank 50 million, Ifad Autos 46 million and Rupali Bank 43 million.


The port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange – (CSE) also saw positive trend till then with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – advancing 36.95 points to stand at 11,484 points, also at 10:59am.

Of the issues traded till then, 45 gained, 26 declined and 10 issues remained unchanged with BDT 0.29 million in turnover.