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 are active on sector-wise stocks amid ongoing earnings and dividend declaration session.

Following the previous day’s marginal gain, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) saw positive note amid slow trading activities.

After first 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced 12.38 points while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse rose 17 points at 10:45am when the report was filed.


DSEX, the prime index of the DSE, went up by 12.38 points or 0.21 percent to reach at 6,032 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.

The two other indices also saw positive trend till then. The DS30 index, comprising blue chips also advanced 3.35 points or 0.15 percent to reach at 2,171 points.

The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) gained 1.35 points or 0.10 percent to stand at 1,317 points.

Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stood at BDT 632 million when the report was filed at 10:45am.

Of the issues traded till then, 135 advanced, 54 declined and 39 remained unchanged.

LankaBangla Finance was the most traded stocks till then with shares worth BDT 143 million changing hands, closely followed by Western Marine Shipyard BDT with 52 million, IDLC Finance BDT 27 million, UCB BDT 25 million and Power Grid Company BDT 18 million.


The port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange – (CSE) saw positive trend till then with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – advancing 17 points to stand at 11,288 points, also at 10:45am.

Of the issues traded till then, 30 gained, 17 declined and 7 issues remained unchanged with BDT 15 million in turnover.