Both the Dhaka Stocks Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stocks Exchange (CSE) rebounded on Tuesday after four days of declines as optimistic investors went on buying spree.
DSEX, the prime index of the DSE, settled at 6,252, after gaining 54.94 points or 0.88 per cent over the previous day.
The DS30 index comprising blue chips also advanced 11.14 points or 0.49 per cent to close at 2,257.
The Shariah Index (DSES) gained 3.70 points or 0.26 per cent to finish at 1,379.
Turnover, an important indicator of the market, however, fell and total turnover on the major bourse amounted to Tk 4.43 billion, which was nearly 10 per cent lower than the previous day’s turnover of Tk 4.91 billion.
The gainers took a modest lead over the losers as out of 335 issues traded, 152 nudged higher, 141 closed lower and 42 issues remained unchanged on the DSE trading floor.
The port city bourse also ended higher with CSE All Shares Price Index (CAPSI) adding more than 174 points to close at 19,352.
The Selective Categories Index - CSCX – also rose 108 points to finish at 11703.
Gainers beat losers as 100 issues closed higher, 98 closed lower and 32 remained unchanged on the CSE.
The port city bourse traded 10.04 million shares and mutual fund units worth more than Tk 300 million in turnover.