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Bourses to remain shut until April 14

FE Online Report | Published: April 06, 2020 12:16:45 | Updated: April 08, 2020 09:50:00


Bourses to remain shut until April 14

The country’s two bourses will remain closed until April 14 as the government extended the holiday to contain the spread of deadly coronavirus (COVID-19).

The government on Sunday issued a new circular, extending the general holiday for all public and private offices until April 14, including weekly and special holiday.

Earlier, the government announced all public and private offices from March 26 to April 4 as part of its efforts to contain the spread of novel coronavirus.

The government Thursday extended general holiday from April 5 to April 11, including weekly holiday, as part of its efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19.

Accordingly, the trading and official activities on the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) will remain shut in line with the government holiday, said a DSE official.

The trading and official activities will remain closed until April 14, including weekly and special holiday in line with the government holiday, said a DSE statement.

The port city’s bourse, the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE), will also remain closed until April 14, according to a CSE press release.

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