The schedule for share trading hours at the country's both two bourses— Dhaka Stock Exchange and Chittagong Stock Exchangeis set toraise by 30 minutes to 2:30pm from tomorrow.
The new schedule will remain in force till 6 June next.
Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission (BSEC), the stock market regulator, took this decisionas transaction hours atbanks have been raised by half an hour.
The regular trading hoursof the bourseswere from 10am to 2:30pm before the pandemic.
The new schedule of banks will also start from tomorrow where they will operate transactions from 10am to 3pm.
Currently, banks remain open for transactions from 10am to 2:30pm, whereasthe regular banking hoursbefore the pandemic were from 10am to 4pm.