Wednesday was the last day of trading for February 2019
The Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) on wednesday announced in separate statements that trading at the country’s stock markets will remain closed on Thursday due to the Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) by-elections.
Wednesday was the last day of trading for February 2019.
The government declared today as a public holiday in the electoral areas of the DNCC by-elections to enable voters to cast their votes without interruption.
Furthermore, Bangladesh Bank issued a circular on Tuesday to the chief operating officers of all scheduled banks in this regards, which reads, in order to facilitate the voting of the employees of the banks, the head offices and branches situated in the election areas will also remain closed.
The mayoral by-polls in DNCC and election in 18 new wards is scheduled to be held today. The election for councillor posts in 18 wards will also be held in DNCC.