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 active on sector-wise stocks amid optimism.

Following the previous three days’ fall, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) witnessed positive trend in early trading amid rising trading activities.

After first 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced more than 40 points while the CSE All Share Price Index (CASPI) of port city’s bourse gained 30 points at 10:45am when the report was filed.

DHAKA STOCK EXCHANGE

DSEX, the prime index of the DSE, went up by 40.32 points or 0.67 percent to reach at 5,980 points at 10:45am.
The two other indices also saw upturn till then. The DS30 index, comprising blue chips advanced 12 points or 0.56 percent to reach at 2,201 points.

The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also gained 6.0 points or 0.43 percent to stand at 1,396 points till then.
Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stood at Tk 385 million when the report was filed at 10:45am.

Of the issues traded till then, 168 advanced, 16 declined and 15 remained unchanged.

Unique Hotel & Resorts was the most traded stocks till then with shares worth BDT 67 million changing hands, closely followed by Grameenphone BDT 38 million, LankaBangla Finance 22 million, Alif Industries BDT 20 million and Zaheen Spinning BDT 17 million.

CHITTAGONG STOCK EXCHANGE

The port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange – (CSE) also saw upward trend with CSE All Share Price Index- CASPI- advancing 30 points to stand at 18,396, also at 10:45am.

The Selective Category Index – CSCX –also gained 18 points to stand at 11,101 points till then.

Of the issues traded till then, 39 gained, 4 declined and 6 issues remained unchanged with BDT 11 million in turnover.

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