Chittagong, Bangladesh (BBN)- Trading at Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) closed higher on Tuesday although the gainers outnumbered the losers.

The CSE All Share Price Index (CASPI) increased by 0.47 percent to close at 9558.97 points. The CSE-30 Index also rose by 1.02 percent to close at 7508.02 points.

A total of 166 issues were traded on the day. Of them, 80 gained, 81 declined and five remained unchanged.

Some 6,231,874 shares and debentures worth BDT 814.90 million changed hands on the same day.

BBN/SS/SI/AD-16June09-8:54 pm (BST)