Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) is the major and earliest stock exchange of Bangladesh, which is situated at the main area of the Dhaka city. On 28th April 1954, DSE was formed. A 24 members council is managed and operated the function of DSE.
Among 24 members, 12 are chosen DSE members and the remaining 12 are chosen from the following position:
President of Institute of Chartered Accounts of Bangladesh
President of Supreme Court Bar Association
President of Bankers and Insurance Society
President of Metropolitan Chambers of Commerce and Industries
President of Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industries
Chairman of Economics/Finance Department of Dhaka University
History and Origin of DSE
Founded on 28th April 1954, DSE formerly known as East Pakistan Stock Exchange Ltd. Which began its formal trading in 1956 and on 23rd June 1962 it was called as East Pakistan Stock Exchange.On 13th May 1964, its name was changed again and it became known as Dacca Stock Exchange Ltd. In 1971- post the Liberation War, the trading was stopped temporarily for five years which started again in 1976. DSE All Share Price Index was began on 16th September 1986 and on 1st November 1993, accordant with IFC the formula of calculating DSE All Share Price Index was changed. On 10th August 1998, the automatic trading was launched in DSE. On 1st January 2001, DSE 20 Index and on 24th January 2004 Central Depository System were initited.
DSE is a public company which established and supervised under Company Act 1994, Security and Exchange Commission Act 1993, Security and Exchange Commission Regulation 1994, Security Exchange (Inside Trading) Regulation 1994. Presently, DSE has 195 members.
Jamuna Bank Ltd.
Daffodil Computer Limited
Export Import (Exim) Bank of Bangladesh
Agni System Limited
Information Services Network
Major Companies Listed
Meghna Pet Industries
National Life Insurance
Daffodil Computers Ltd.
Jamuna Bank Ltd.
Agrani Insurance Co. Ltd.
Chittagong Vegetable Bangladesh Plantation
STOCK EXCHANGE BUILDING
9/F MOTIJHEEL C/A, DHAKA BANGLADESH
Phone: 88-02-9564601, 7175703-11
Web Site: www.dsebd.org