Dhaka Stock Exchange


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Dhaka Stock Exchange

Bangladesh's main stock exchange. The Dhaka Stock Exchange began in 1954 when Bangladesh was still known as East Pakistan, and came into existence in its current form in 1976, five years after independence from Pakistan. The DSE operates two indices with more than 300 companies listed. It is a public limited company.
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Bepari, "Risk-return trade-off in dhaka stock exchange, Bangladesh: an emerging market evidence," 2011.
There were 11 companies listed with Dhaka Stock Exchange that are not listed with CSE.
Market Efficiency in Emerging Stock Markets: the Case of Dhaka Stock Exchange [online], [cited 27 January 2009].
Ironically, the Chinese have four directors on the PSX compared to only one on the Dhaka Stock Exchange.
About 4.27 billion taka of 'black money' flowed into stocks, or 25 per cent of the total volume on the Dhaka Stock Exchange, in the financial year ended June 30, 2010, when the amnesty was introduced, said Sayeed.
The index however showed an upward trend as trading began yesterday, continuing the pace witnessed late on Tuesday when the general index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange rose 428 points or 6.7 per cent to 6,822.
The Dhaka Stock Exchange's benchmark General Index closed 15.58 per cent, with 243 shares up and only five down.
Telecoms operator Grameenphone reported on Monday that it has commenced trading in its shares on the stock exchanges in Dhaka and Chittagong following approval at the Dhaka Stock Exchange and Chittagong Stock Exchange offices.A Bangladesh-based Grameenphone said that it will be the largest corporate house to float shares on the Dhaka and Chittagong stock exchanges.A In total 316,496 new Grameenphone shareholders have been added through the initial public offering (IPO) and a pre-placement offer (PPO) process.A Following the listing, Norwegian-based Telenor's (Oslo:TEL) holding in Grameenphone will be 55.8%.
Grameenphone will be the first of the mobile operators in Bangladesh to list on the local bourses - the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) Ltd and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) Ltd.
Trading on the Dhaka stock exchange has been delayed and schools in flooded areas are closed.
Trading hours on the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) are from 10:30am to 2:30pm while the office hours are from 9:30am to 5:30pm.
The consortium is expected to invest a sum of BDT3 billion aimed at the technological upgradation of the Dhaka Stock Exchange, reported MG.