Retailers trade at Dhaka Stock Exchange office. BBN file photo

Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)– Bangladesh’s stocks saw an upward trend in early hour of trading on Tuesday as investors were active on sector specific stocks.
Following the previous day’s sharp gain, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) opened higher with rising trading activities.
After first 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced nearly 18 points while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse rose 13 points at 10:45am.

DSEX, the prime index of the DSE, went up by 17.93 points or 0.31 percent to reach at 5,744 points, when the report was filed at 10:45m.
The two other induces also saw positive trend. The DS30 index, comprising blue chips advanced 5.87 points or 0.28 per cent to 2,111 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) gained 3.11 points or 0.24 percent to stand at 1,314 points.
Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stood at Tk 1.00 billion when the report was filed at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 147 advanced, 52 declined and 39 remained unchanged.
Argon Denims was the most traded stocks till then with shares worth BDT 91 million changing hands followed by Fu-Wang Food BDT 53 million, LankaBangla BDT 44 million, ICB BDT 43 million and Central Pharmaceuticals BDT 41 million.
The port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange – (CSE) also saw upward trend with its Selective Category Index – CSCX – gaining 13 points to stand at 10,730 points, also at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 49 gained, 20 declined and 20 issues remained unchanged with BDT 26 million in turnover.