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

Following the previous day’s marginal gain, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) witnessed upward note with rising trading activities.

Within first 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced more than 21 points while the CSE All Share Price Index (CASPI) of port city’s bourse rose 23 points at 10:45am when the report was filed.

DSEX, the prime index of the DSE, went up by 21.63 points or 0.41 percent to reach at 5,277 points at 10:45am.

The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, also gained 7.78 points to stand at 1,860 points. The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) rose 6.42 points to reach at 1,218 points till then.

Turnover, the crucial indicator of the market, stood at BDT 1.04 billion when the report was filed at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 125 advanced, 42 declined and 46 remained unchanged.

Intech Ltd was the most traded stocks till then with shares worth BDT 130 million changing hands, closely followed by Indo-Bangla Pharma, Monno Ceramic Industries, United Power and VFS Thread Dyeing.

The port city’s bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange – (CSE) also saw positive trend till then with CSE All Share Price Index- CASPI-advancing 23 points to stand at 16,152, also at 10:45am.

The Selective Category Index – CSCX –also gained 14 points to stand at 9,788 points till then.

Of the issues traded till then, 38 gained, 13 declined and 08 issues remained unchanged with BDT 32 million in turnover.