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Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)– Bangladesh’s stocks stayed positive trend at midday on Tuesday as some optimistic investors continued buying spree on sectors specific stocks.
Following the week-long correction, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced nearly 17 points while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse rose 8.42 points within first 15 minutes of trading at 10:45am.
After 30 minutes of trading, the DSEX stands at 5632 points, advancing 22 points while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse rose 12.38 points when the report was filing at 11:00am.
At 12:00 noon, the DSEX went up by 6.81 points while the Selective Category Index of port city bourse advanced 20 points when the report was filing.
DHAKA STOCK EXCHANGE: After one and a half hours of trading, DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) stands at 5,435 points, advancing 6.81 points or 0.12 percent when the report was filing at 12:00 noon.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips also rose 1.23 points or 0.06 percent to reach at 2,004 points.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) gained 0.23 points or 0.02 percent to reach at 1,260 points.
Turnover, the crucial indicator of the market, stands at BDT 2.0 billion, when the report was filed at 12:00 noon.
Paramount Textile led the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 176 million changing hands till then, closely followed by FAS Finance 131 million, Ratanpur Steel BDT 95 million, National Feed Mills BDT 82 million and City Bank BDT 71 million.
Of the issues traded till then, 131 advanced, 113 declined and 53 issues remained unchanged on the DSE trading floor.
CHITTAGONG STOCK EXCHANGE: The port city bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange – (CSE) also saw positive trend with its Selective Category Index – CSCX –gaining 20 points to stand at 10,218 points, also at 12:00 noon.
Of the issues traded till then, 88 gained, 49 declined and 30 issues remained unchanged with BDT 80 million in turnover.

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