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Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)– Bangladesh’s stocks stayed in the positive trend at midday on Tuesday as investors continued on buying binge on sector-wise stocks.

Following the previous day’s flat movement, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) opened higher, trading activities remains low.

Within first 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced more than 13 points while the CSE All Share Price Index (CASPI) of port city’s bourse gained 4.0 points at 10:45am.

After 30 minutes of trading, the DSEX rose more than 20 points while the CSE All Share Price Index (CASPI) of port city’s bourse advanced 41 points at 11:00am.

After 90 minutes of trading, DSEX advanced more than 2.55 points while the CSE All Shares Price Index gained 14 points at 12:00 noon when the report was filed.

DSEX, the prime index of the DSE stands at 5,372 points, advancing 2.55 points or 0.04 percent at 12:00 noon.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, also gained 2.17 points to reach at 1,890 points till then.

The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also gained 1.49 points to stand at 1,241 points till then.

Turnover, the crucial indicator of the market, stands at BDT 1.85 billion when the report was filed at 12:00 noon.
Nurani Dyeing was the most traded stocks till then with shares worth BDT 145 million changing hands, closely followed by Stylecraft BDT 93 million, United Power BDT 76 million Monno Ceramic BDT 74 million and Intech BDT 66 million.

Of the issues traded till then, 131 advanced, 144 declined and 50 issues remained unchanged on the DSE trading floor.

The port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange – (CSE) also saw positive trend till then with CSE All Shares Price Index of port city’s bourse–gaining 14 points to stand at 16,560 points, also at 12:00 noon.

The Selective Categories Index of the port city bourse also rose 8.0 points to reach at 10,027 points till then.

Of the issues traded till then, 62 gained, 65 declined and 25 issues remained unchanged with BDT 50 million in turnover.