Dhaka Stock Exchange's key index (DSEX) crossed 4,800 points milestone today in its first trading session after ten months.
A top brokerage firm said in an review, "The index displayed cheerful movement as investors kept on buying fresh stocks at lucrative prices, expecting capital gains with this upward momentum and optimism towards the market."
Turnover, one of the important indicators of the market, increased by 9 percent to Tk 601.97 crore.
After the first one and half hours of trading, Dhaka Stock Exchange's key index (DSEX) has gone up 117 points, while the CSE All Share Price Index (CASPI) of the port city's bourse increased 291 points to stand at 13,652, at 11.30 am.
DSEX, the prime index of the DSE, went up by 2.49 percent to stand at 4,820 points till the report was filed at 11.30 am.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, rose 28.83 points and reached 1,623 while the Shariah Index gained 12.86 points to stand at 1,101.
Today at DSE total 354 issues were traded while 304 increased, 41 declined and 9 issues prices are unchanged.