Indices of the both stock exchanges have witnessed a positive trend on investors buying spree in the first hour on the second day of the week-long lockdown.
In the first hour, DSEX, the key index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) rose by 0.70% or 37 points to 5,295 till 11:00 am.
However, turnover, one of the major indicators of the DSE, stood at Tk220 crore during the session.
While, 189 companies share price rose, 82 issues fell and 58 issues price remain unchanged during the session at the DSE.
Beximco Limited secure the top position in the turnover chart at DSE, while BD Finance and LankaBangla Finance secured second and third position in this chart.
The benchmark index CASPI at the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) rose 103 points to 15,297 till 11:00 am.
Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission (BSEC) ordered to operate share markets on a limited scale during the week-long lockdown.
The trading will be holding between 10am and 12:30pm till 21 April.
Amid worsening situation, the government announced a set of restrictions to be imposed during the nationwide lockdown for 14-21 April.