Retailers trade at Dhaka Stock Exchange office. BBN file photo

Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)– The prices of most of the shares on both bourses witnessed positive trend in early hour of trading on Sunday as some investors are active on sector-wise stocks.

Following the previous four days’ correction, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) opened on positive note amid low trading activities.

Within first 30 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced more than 2.0 points while the CSE All Share Price Index (CASPI) of port city’s bourse gained 1.34 points at 10:30am.

DHAKA STOCK EXCHANGE
DSEX, the prime index of the DSE, went up by 2.48 points or 0.04 percent to reach at 5,346 points at 10:30am.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, advanced 3.56 points to reach at 1,978 points.

The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also gained 0.12 points to reach at 1,238 points till then.

Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stood at Tk 673 million when the report was filed at 10:30am.
Of the issues traded till then, 118 advanced, 65 declined and 58 remained unchanged.

Alif Industries was the most traded stocks till then with shares worth BDT 84 million changing hands, closely followed by Monno Ceramic BDT 77 million, Khulna Power Company BDT 66 million, Miracle Industries BDT 30 million and Legacy Footwear BDT 25 million.

CHITTAGONG STOCK EXCHANGE
The port city’s bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange – (CSE) also saw positive trend till then with CSE All Share Price Index- CASPI-advancing 1.34 points to stand at 16,492, also at 10:30am.

The Selective Category Index – CSCX –also gained 2.58 points to stand at 9,979 points till then.

Of the issues traded till then, 28 gained, 20 declined and 9 issues remained unchanged with BDT 16 million in turnover.

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