Indices of the both stock exchanges witnessed a negative trend amid investors selling pressure in the first one-and-half-hour trading session on Tuesday.
DSEX, the key index of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) dropped 4.34 points or 0.08% to reach at 4,923 till 11:30am.
The benchmark index CASPI at the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) lost 6.48 points to 14,112.
Turnover, another major indicator on the DSE trading floor, dropped by 9% to Tk319.97 crore during the session.
Moreover, the Shariah-based DSES index fell by 3.23 points to 1,117 and the blue-chip index DS30 lost 6.41 points to 1,713.
Out of the 345 issues traded during the same time frame, 134 company's share prices advanced, 117 declined and 94 remained unchanged.