The next Dhaka Stock Exchange holiday is May Day and will be observed on May 1, 2018 which is 3 days from now. See more.

Dhaka Stock Exchange


Bangladesh Flag Dhaka Stock Exchange

Symbol Location Market Cap Status Opening Bell Closing Bell
DSE Dhaka,
$39.26 Billion 10:30 AM 2:30 PM

Dhaka Stock Exchange 2018

Dhaka Stock Exchange Table of Contents

Dhaka Stock Exchange by the Numbers

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

Market Capitalization

Ranked 48th in Market Capitalization ($39.26 Billion)

Market Cap over Bangladesh GDP ratio is 28%

Bangladesh Statistics

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

Ranked 7th in Population (156.12 Million People)

Dhaka Stock Exchange is the 48th largest exchange out of the 77 stock exchanges we track. The Dhaka Stock Exchange's Market Capitalization is $39.26 Billion adjusted US Dollars as of March 2018. Although the primary currency used by the Dhaka 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 28%.

† Market Capitalization and Gross Domestic Product are both converted into U.S. Dollars. Data shown here is from March 2018 and is updated yearly.

When is the Dhaka Stock Exchange Open?

Upcoming Holidays

May Day May 1, 2018
Buddha Purnima May 29, 2018
Jumat-ul-Bida June 8, 2018
Eid-ul-Fitr June 14, 2018
Eid-ul-Fitr June 15, 2018
Eid-ul-Fitr June 16, 2018
National Mourning Day August 15, 2018
Eid-ul-Azha August 22, 2018

Trading Schedule

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Does the Dhaka Stock Exchange close for lunch?

The Dhaka 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.

Dhaka Stock Exchange Timezone

The Dhaka 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 Dhaka Stock Exchange

Dhaka Stock Exchange Currency

The Dhaka 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 Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) is located in Asia and its headquarters is located in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Companies listed on the Dhaka 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 Dhaka Stock Exchange

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

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

  • Phone Number: +880 2-9564601
  • Email Address:

What's Next?

Check out the Dhaka 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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