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Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Bangladesh’s stocks stayed upward trend at midday on Tuesday as optimistic investors continued their buying spree.
Following the previous day’s sharp decline, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced 21 points while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse rose 33 points within first 15 minutes of trading at 10:45am.
After 30 minutes of trading, the DSEX stands at 5,492, gaining 16 points, while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse advanced 28 points.
At 12:00 noon, the DSEX went up by 23.66 points while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse advanced 28 points when the report was filing.

DHAKA STOCK EXCHANGE:
After one and a half hours of trading, DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) stands at 5,499 points, advancing 23.66 points or 0.43 percent when the report was filing at 12:00 noon.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips also advanced 11.16 points or 0.55 percent to reach at 2,027.30 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) gained 7.76 points or 0.61 percent to reach at 1,271.67 points.
Turnover, the crucial indicator of the market, stands at BDT 3.21 billion when the report was filed at 12:00 noon.
United Power led the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 297 million changing hands till then, followed by LankaBangla BDT 127 million, National Bank BDT 132 million, Shahjibazar Power BDT 120 million and Saif Powertec BDT 115 million.
Of the issues traded till then, 145 advanced, 130 declined and 30 issues remained unchanged on the DSE trading floor.

CHITTAGONG STOCK EXCHANGE:
The port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange – (CSE) stayed upbeat trend with its Selective Category Index – CSCX –gaining 28.66 points to stand at 10,332 points, also at 12:00 noon.
Of the issues traded till then, 69 gained, 67 declined and 29 issues remained unchanged with BDT 168 million in turnover.

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