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DSE, CSE extend trading hour for Wednesday

  • Published at 11:20 pm September 11th, 2018
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Mehedi Hasan

The BSEC has also chalked out a seven-day program comprising cultural events, discussions, reunions and seminars

The trading hours of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) have been extended by 30 minutes for Wednesday to celebrate the silver jubilee of Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission (BSEC).

Wednesdays trading will take place from 10:30am to 3pm, the bourses said in a statement Tuesday.

DSE and CSE will go back to normal trading hours from Thursday.

Bangladesh’s share market regulator will celebrate its silver jubilee in Dhaka. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate the program.

BSEC Chairman M Khairul Hossain will preside over the inaugural program. Finance Minister AMA Muhith and senior government officials are also scheduled to attend the celebrations.

The BSEC has also chalked out a seven-day program comprising cultural events, discussions, reunions and seminars to celebrate its silver jubilee. The DSEand CSE will also arrange separate programs.

Bangladesh set up the Securities and Exchange Commission on June 8, 1993,by enacting the Securities and Exchange Commission Act 1993.

It was renamed to Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission through an amendment on December 10, 2012.