Investing
Simplified

Invest in the stock market with ease through our next-generation trading platform. Buy and sell stocks with the click of a button, from anywhere, at any time

Services Offered

CSSL and its staff are here to guide you through every financial decision you need to make.

Find the right solution for you today!

Not sure where to start? Speak to a representative.

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Full Depository Services

From Account Opening to Share Transmission, we've got you covered

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IPO Application Management

Participate in Initial Public Offering's (IPO) to attain your investment goals

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SME Platform
Access

Buy and sell assets listed on the Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) platform.

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Easy Investment
Plan (EIP)

No time to invest? Set up Recurring Deposits to automate your investments

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Young Investors
Plan (YIP)

Get involved in the capital market early to get a head start on your savings

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Sharia Investment
Plan (SIP)

Invest only in Sharia Compliant Companies to adhere to your principles

How to Get Started?

Why invest in the stock market?

Stocks should be a part of everyone's investment portfolio. Allocate a portion of your savings to stocks and grow your wealth through passive income by letting your money work for you.

Eligibility:

Any individual who is a Bangladeshi national above the age of 18 qualifies as a Local Investor.

Why Invest in Bangladesh as an NRB?

There are a number of advantages of investing in the capital market in Bangladesh as an NRB, some of which include:

0% Capital Gains Tax    10% IPO quota allocated to NRB's    100% repatriable investment

Eligibility:

All Bangladeshi nationals working/living abroad, including foreign passport holders originally from Bangladesh, are eligible to open an account.

Why invest in Bangladesh?

Bangladesh showcases all the positive signs of a booming economy, earmarked as the 'New Asian Tiger'. The country has enjoyed 6.2% CAGR economic growth over the last 12 years [1]

Foreign individuals enjoy 0% Capital Gains Tax, Foreign Institutions pay only 10%

Eligibility:

All foreign individuals and institutions are eligible. Foreign institutions owned by Bangladeshi Nationals and/or Non-Resident Bangladeshi's (NRB's) are also eligible.

Why should institutions invest in the stock market?

Institutional investors account for more than 85% of the volume of trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) [2]. This is not the case in the capital market in Bangladesh and there is significant room for growth.

Eligibility:

Any Bangladeshi Company, Sole Proprietorship, Partnership, Provident Fund, Association / Trust / Society qualifies as a Local Institutional Investor.

Why CSSL
is right
for you

Customer-centricity is our ethos at CSSL. 

We want to give you the necessary tools to make informed financial decisions to grow your wealth.

Online Trading Portal

Place real-time trades, view your portfolio value and much more

Email & SMS Notifications

Be informed about all activities regarding your account

Margin Loan Facility

Short on cash? Multiply your gains by availing our credit line

Mobile Trading Application

Utilize our user-friendly app to place trades on the go

Weekly Market Round-Up

Get the latest on market movers, shakers and our top picks

Easy Tax Management

Tax assistance to make the next tax season easy for you

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FAQ's

Frequently Asked Questions

Stocks are an essential instrument in one’s financial portfolio.

Allocating a portion of your savings to trade stocks is a wise financial decision. Bangladesh’s capital market is largely undervalued compared to the country’s GDP as well as those of neighboring countries.

The long-term outlook for the market is largely bullish.  Sign up today and let your money work for you!

Yes! Please call us at any of the following numbers to get in touch with one of our team members:

Create a Beneficiary Owner (BO) account today via this link today and one of our team members will reach out to you in 48 hours to get you started.

Alternatively, you can also visit one of our office’s today:

Dhaka: Chayaneer (GF), House # 45, Road # 27, Block # A, Banani, Dhaka

Chattogram: Atlas Rangs Plaza (6F), 7 Sk. Mujib Road, Agrabad C/A, Chattogram

There are a number of ways for you to Transfer Funds in and out of your BO Account

Please take a look at this page to learn about all the ways you can Deposit Money into and Withdraw Money from your BO Account.

Please drop an email to or call us at one of the numbers below:

  • (+880) 255033628
  • (+880) 255033629
  • (+880) 255033744

We’ll have one of our support team members reach out to you as soon as possible

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Iram Hoque

Mohd. Iramul Hoque (Iram) completed his bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering in 2018 from Purdue University.

He joined Deloitte Consulting LLP as a Consulting Analyst based out of New York City having previously worked in similar roles at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP & Landis+Gyr.

Iram left consulting and returned to Bangladesh to take up the family business. Realizing the opportunity in the capital market in Bangladesh, Iram worked relentlessly to found Columbia Shares & Securities Ltd in 2021.

Md Saiful Hoque

Md. Saiful Hoque received his bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from Columbia University in 1986 followed by a master’s degree from Texas A&M University in 1988. Upon completion of his Graduate Degree, he joined Gulf Interstate Engineering Company in Houston, USA serving as a Project Engineer.

He returned to Bangladesh in 1992 to join Columbia Enterprise Ltd., the family business of Shipping and Freight Forwarding services. In addition, he has built flourishing businesses manufacturing Garment’s Accessories and Fast-Moving Consumer Goods.