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

Following the last two days’ positive trend, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) opened higher amid rising trading activities.

Within first 15 minutes of trading, the key index of the country’s prime bourse advanced nearly 10 points while the CSE All Share Price Index (CASPI) of port city’s bourse gained 2.0 points at 10:45am when the report was filed.

DSEX, the prime index of the DSE, went up by 9.78 points or 0.18 percent to reach at 5,389 points at 10:45am.

The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, advanced 3.96 points to reach at 1,919 points.

The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also gained 4.88 points to reach at 1,272 points till then.

Turnover, the important indicator of the market, stood at BDT 966 million when the report was filed at 10:45am.

Of the issues traded till then, 100 advanced, 74 declined and 40 remained unchanged.

KDS Accessories was the most traded stocks till then with shares worth BDT 120 million changing hands, closely followed by Monno Ceramic BDT 98 million, The Peninsula Chittagong BDT 70 million, Queen South Textile BDT 62 million and Legacy Footwear BDT 40 million.

The port city’s bourse – the Chittagong Stock Exchange – (CSE) also saw positive trend till then with CSE All Share Price Index- CASPI-advancing 2.0 points to stand at 16,638, also at 10:45am.

The Selective Category Index – CSCX –also gained 1.75 points to stand at 10,069 points till then.

Of the issues traded till then, 34 gained, 29 declined and 15 issues remained unchanged with BDT 48 million in turnover.