Retailers trade at Dhaka Stock Exchange office. BBN file photo

Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)– The prices of most of the shares on both bourses witnessed positive trend in early hour of trading on Tuesday as some investors are active on sector-wise stocks.

Following the previous six days’ correction, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) opened on positive note amid low trading activities.

Within first 30 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced nearly 12 points while the CSE All Share Price Index (CASPI) of port city’s bourse gained 16 points at 10:30am when the report was filed.

DHAKA STOCK EXCHANGE
DSEX, the prime index of the DSE, went up by 11.90 points or 0.22 percent to reach at 5,325 points at 10:30am.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, advanced 3.72 points to reach at 1,976 points.

The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also gained 1.90 points to reach at 1,237 points till then.

Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stood at Tk 517 million when the report was filed at 10:30am.
Of the issues traded till then, 127 advanced, 48 declined and 39 remained unchanged.

BD Autocars was the most traded stocks till then with shares worth Tk 53 million changing hands, closely followed by Shasha Denims BDT 51 million, Alif Industries BDT 49 million, Monno Ceramic Industries BDT 21 million and Beximco Pharma BDT 19 million.

CHITTAGONG STOCK EXCHANGE
The port city’s bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange – (CSE) also saw positive trend till then with CSE All Share Price Index- CASPI-advancing 16 points to stand at 16,386, also at 10:30am.

The Selective Category Index – CSCX –also gained 11 points to stand at 9,912 points till then.

Of the issues traded till then, 21 gained, 14 declined and 3 issues remained unchanged with BDT 6.0 million in turnover.

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