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Bourses cut trading by an hour during Ramadan

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The stock exchanges -- Dhaka Stock Exchange and Chittagong Stock Exchange have reduced share trading time by an hour during the month of Ramadan.

Share trading on the bourses will begin at 10:00 am as usual and continue until 1:20 pm as a continuous session during Ramadan, according to a statement issued on Monday.

Besides, a 10 minutes post-closing session will be applicable.

Trading at bourses usually takes place from 10:00 am to 2:30 pm, including 10 minutes post-closing session.

The bourses have decided to reduce trading and office time instructed by the Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission.

After Ramadan, trading and office time will resume at the usual time. Trading will begin at 10:00 am and continue until 2:20 pm while the office will start at 9:00 am and continue till 5:00 pm.

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