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

Following the previous week’s upturn, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) opened higher amid rising trading activities.

After first 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced more than 10 points while the CSE All Shares Price Index of port city bourse rose 27 points at 10:45am when the report was filed.

DSEX, the prime index of the DSE, went up by 10.52 points or 0.16 to reach at 6,204 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.

The two other indices also saw upward trend till then. The DS30 index, comprising blue chips also advanced 3.98 points or 0.18 percent to reach at 2,248 points.

The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) gained 0.83 points or 0.06 percent to stand at 1,342 points.

Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stood at BDT 7056 million when the report was filed at 10:45am.

Of the issues traded till then, 105 advanced, 57 declined and 47 remained unchanged.

Western Marine Shipyard was the most traded stocks till then with shares worth BDT 63 million changing hands, closely followed by Brac Bank BDT 60 million, Aamra Networks BDT 38 million, BD Finance BDT 37 million and BD Thai Aluminum BDT 25 million.

The port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange – (CSE) also saw upward till then with its CSE All Shares Price Index of — advancing 27 points to stand at 19,223 points, also at 10:45am.

The Selective Categories Index of the port city bourse also rose 15 points to reach at 11,633 points till then.

Of the issues traded till then, 24 gained, 12 declined and 4 issues remained unchanged with BDT 22 million in turnover.