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 some optimistic investors are taking position on sector-wise stocks.

Following the previous two days’ correction, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) opened higher amid low trading activities.

Within first 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced 21 points while the CSE All Shares Price Index of port city bourse rose 27 points at 10:45am when the report was filed.


DSEX, the prime index of the DSE, went up by 21 points or 0.33 to reach at 6,284 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 9.93 points or 0.44 percent to reach at 2,276 points.

The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) gained 5.82 points or 0.42 percent to stand at 1,393 points.

Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stood at BDT 513 million when the report was filed at 10:45am.

Of the issues traded till then, 151 advanced, 36 declined and 30 remained unchanged.

Grameenphone was the most traded stocks till then with shares worth BDT 62 million changing hands, closely followed by Paramount Textile BDT 61 million, Olympic Industries BDT 46 million, Nurani Dyeing BDT 38 million and Golden Harvest Agro Industries BDT 24 million.


The port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange – (CSE) also saw positive movement till then with its All Shares Price Index, CAPSI, advancing 27 points to stand at 19,423 points, also at 10:45am.

The Selective Categories Index of the port city bourse also rose 16 points to reach at 11,752 points till then.

Of the issues traded till then, 35 gained, 12 declined and 14 issues remained unchanged with BDT 14 million in turnover.