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

Following the previous seven days’ correction, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) opened higher amid low trading activities.

Within first 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced more than 14 points while the CSE All Share Price Index (CASPI) of port city’s bourse rose 15 points at 10:45am when the report was filed.

DSEX, the prime index of the DSE, went up by 14.56 points or 0.26 percent to reach at 5,602 points at 10:45am.

The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, advanced 7.69 points or 0.37 percent to reach at 2,081 points.

The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also gained 4.16 points or 0.32 per cent to reach at 1,311 points till then.

Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stood at Tk 388 million when the report was filed at 10:45am.
Of the issues traded till then, 101 advanced, 52 declined and 43 remained unchanged.

Beximco was the most traded stocks till then with shares worth BDT 44 million changing hands, closely closely followed by Queen South Textile BDT 42 million, Legacy Footwear BDT 28 million, United Power BDT 27.50 million and BSRM BDT 27 million.

The port city’s bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange – (CSE) also saw upward trend till then with CSE All Share Price Index- CASPI-advancing 15 points to stand at 17,276, also at 10:45am.

The Selective Category Index – CSCX –also gained 11 points to stand at 10,439 points till then.

Of the issues traded till then, 16 gained, 17 declined and 8 issues remained unchanged with BDT 13 million in turnover.