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Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)– Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed positive trend in early hour of trading on Wednesday amid slow trend as investors mostly followed cautious stance.

Following the previous day’s positive movement, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) opened on positive note with low trading activities.

After first 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced more than 6.0 points while the CSE All Share Price Index (CASPI) of port city’s bourse gained 13 points at 10:45am when the report was filed.

DSEX, the prime index of the DSE, went up by 6.36 points or 0.10 per cent to reach at 5,854 points at 10:45am.

The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, advanced 3.54 points or 0.16 percent to reach at 2,159 points.

The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also gained 1.30 points or 0.09 percent to stand at 1,376 points till then.

Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stood at Tk 392 million when the report was filed at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 111 advanced, 64 declined and 40 remained unchanged.

Golden Harvest Agro Industries was the most traded stocks till then with shares worth BDT 36 million changing hands, closely followed by Paramount Textile BDT 28 million, Fortune Shoes BDT 24 million, Nahee Aluminum BDT 23 million and BD Thai Aluminium BDT 22 million.

The port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange – (CSE) also saw positive trend till then with CSE All Share Price Index- CASPI-advancing 13 points to stand at 18,080, also at 10:45am.

The Selective Category Index – CSCX –also gained 8.37 points to stand at 10,916 points till then.

Of the issues traded till then, 29 gained, 6 declined and 10 issues remained unchanged with BDT 8.50 million in turnover.