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Chittagong Stock Exchange


Bangladesh Flag Chittagong Stock Exchange

Symbol Location Market Cap Status Opening Bell Closing Bell
CSE Chittagong,
$37.65 Billion 10:30 AM 2:30 PM

Chittagong Stock Exchange 2018

Chittagong Stock Exchange Table of Contents

Chittagong Stock Exchange by the Numbers

The Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) is based in Chittagong, Bangladesh. Below is a break down of key Chittagong Stock Exchange figures.

Market Capitalization

Ranked 49th in Market Capitalization ($37.65 Billion)

Market Cap over Bangladesh GDP ratio is 26.85%

Bangladesh Statistics

Ranked 59th in Gross Domestic Product ($140.2 Billion)

Ranked 7th in Population (156.12 Million People)

Chittagong Stock Exchange is the 49th largest exchange out of the 77 stock exchanges we track. The Chittagong Stock Exchange's Market Capitalization is $37.65 Billion adjusted US Dollars as of March 2017. Although the primary currency used by the Chittagong Stock Exchange is the Bangladeshi taka (৳).

The population in Bangladesh is approximately 156.12 Million people and the country has a GDP of $140.2 Billion adjusted US Dollars. Bangladesh ranks 7th in terms of population and 72nd in terms of GDP out of 240 countries and country equivalents.

Market Capitalization to GDP ratio, which when compared to the historic ratio is an indicator that a market is over or under valued, is 26.85%.

† Market Capitalization and Gross Domestic Product are both converted into U.S. Dollars. Data shown here is from March 2017 and is updated yearly.

When is the Chittagong Stock Exchange Open?

Upcoming Holidays

Birthday of Father of Nation Bangabandhu Sk. Mujibur Rahman March 17, 2018
Independence and National Day March 26, 2018
Bengali New Year's Day April 14, 2018
May day May 1, 2018
Buddha Purnima May 29, 2018
Eid-ul-Fitr June 14, 2018
Eid-ul-Fitr June 15, 2018
Eid-ul-Fitr June 16, 2018

Trading Schedule

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Does the Chittagong Stock Exchange close for lunch?

The Chittagong Stock Exchange does not close for lunch. The exchange opens at 10:30 AM and stays open all day until the closing bell at 2:30 PM.

Chittagong Stock Exchange Timezone

The Chittagong Stock Exchange uses the Asia/Calcutta timezone for all listed times. This timezone is currently +05:30. Asia/Calcutta does not observe Daylight Saving Time (DST).

About the Chittagong Stock Exchange

Chittagong Stock Exchange Currency

The Chittagong Stock Exchange trades shares in Bangladeshi taka. The official ISO 4217 currency code for Bangladeshi taka is BDT. The official currency symbol is "৳". Note that all dollar values listed on this site, such as market cap, are in U.S. Dollars.

Economy and Geography

The Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) is located in Asia and its headquarters is located in Chittagong, Bangladesh. Companies listed on the Chittagong Stock Exchange are primarily Bangladesh based companies and trade in Bangladeshi taka. Companies outside of Bangladesh would be listed in a different exchange. See the full list of exchanges.

Contact the Chittagong Stock Exchange

In most cases, you will want contact your broker instead of contacting the Chittagong Stock Exchange directly. Most general information about the Chittagong Stock Exchange can be found on the web at

To contact the Chittagong Stock Exchange, you can use the information below:

  • Phone Number: +880 317146323
  • Email Address:

What's Next?

Check out the Chittagong Stock Exchange Bell Countdown see when the stock market opens next. All holiday closures are taken into account by our Opening/Closing Bell Countdown. You can even turn on/off an opening and closing bell notification sound.

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