Retailers trade at Dhaka Stock Exchange office. BBN file photo

Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)– Bangladesh’s stocks witnessed positive trend in early trading on Tuesday, the third trading session of the week, as some optimistic investors active on sector specific stocks.
Following the previous seven days’ correction, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) opened higher.
After 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced nearly 17 points while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse rose 8.42 points when the report was filing at 10:45am.
DHAKA STOCK EXCHANGE: DSEX, the benchmark index of the DSE, went up by 16.93 points or 0.31 percent to stand at 5,445 points, when the report was filed at 10:45am.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, advanced 2.96 points or 0.14 percent to reach at 2,005 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also gained 2.17 points or 0.17 percent to stand at 1,262 points till then.
Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stands at BDT 341 million when the report was filed at 10:45 million.
Paramount Textile led the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 66 million changing hands till then, closely followed by FAS Finance BDT 61 million, Ratanpur Steel BDT 29 million, Bangladesh Shipping Corporation BDT 21 million and Purabi General Insurance BDT 17 million.
Of the issues traded till then, 121 advanced, 29 declined and 22 issues remained unchanged.
CHITTAGONG STOCK EXCHANGE: The port city bourse CSE also saw positive trend in early trading with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – advancing 8.42 points to stand at 10,207 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 38 gained, 19 declined and 4 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of BDT 10 million.

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