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Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)– Bangladesh’s stocks stayed in the positive trend amid choppy trading on Sunday as investors mostly followed cautious stance.

Following the previous week’s mild correction, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) witnessed positive amid low trading activities.

Within first 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced more than 5.0 points while the CSE All Share Price Index (CASPI) of port city’s bourse rose 25 points at 10:45am.

After 30 minutes of trading, the DSEX advanced more than 8.0 points while the CSE All Share Price Index (CASPI) of port city’s bourse rose 36 points at 11:00am.

After 90 minutes of trading, DSEX advanced 3.60 points while the CSE All Shares Price Index rose 38 points at 12:00 noon when the report was filed.

DSEX, the prime index of the DSE stands at 5,284 points, advancing 3.60 points or 0.06 percent at 12:00 noon.

The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) advanced 0.25 points to stand at 1,223 points till then.

However, the DS30 index, comprising blue chips, fell 9.03 points to reach at 1,852 points.

Turnover, the crucial indicator of the market, stands at BDT 2.62 billion when the report was filed at 12:00 noon.

Kattali Textile was the most traded stocks till then with shares worth BDT 94 million changing hands, closely followed by Pacific Denims, SK Trims and Industries, Saiham Cotton Mills and Queen South Textile.
Of the issues traded till then, 199 advanced, 76 declined and 37 issues remained unchanged on the DSE trading floor.

The port city’s bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange – (CSE), also saw positive trend till then with CSE All Shares Price Index of port city’s bourse–gaining 38 points to stand at 16,226 points, also at 12:00 noon.

The Selective Categories Index of the port city bourse also gained 22 points to reach at 9,832 points till then.

Of the issues traded till then, 93 gained, 32 declined and 14 issues remained unchanged with BDT 101 million in turnover.