Retailers trade at Dhaka Stock Exchange office. BBN file photo

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

Following the previous seven days’ sharp correction, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) witnessed positive trend amid low trading activities.

After first 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced more than 28 points while the CSE All Share Price Index (CASPI) of port city’s bourse rose 44 points at 10:45am when the report was filed.


DSEX, the prime index of the DSE, went up by 28.60 points to reach at 5,803 points at 10:45am.

The two other indices also saw positive trend till then. The DS30 index, comprising blue chips advanced 8.16 points or 0.38 percent to reach at 2,135 points.

The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also gained 4.95 points or 0.36 percent to stand at 1,353 points till then.

Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stood at only BDT 273 million when the report was filed at 10:45am.

Of the issues traded till then, 183 advanced, 22 declined and 26 remained unchanged.

Keya Cosmetics was the most traded stocks till then with shares worth BDT 10 million changing hands, closely followed by Fine Foods BDT 9.0 million, Apex Foods BDT 8.50 million, Unique Hotel & Resorts BDT 8.0 million, and Fortune Shoes BDT 7.90 million.


The port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange – (CSE) also saw upward trend with CSE All Share Price Index- CASPI-advancing 73 points to stand at 17,922, also at 10:45am.

The Selective Category Index – CSCX – also gained 44 points to stand at 10,817 points till then.

Of the issues traded till then, 52 gained and 3 issues remained unchanged with BDT 9.0 million in turnover.