Stocks on both the bourses witnessed positive gains in the first one-and-half-hour trading session on Thursday.
DSEX, the key index of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) gain 23.87 points or 0.48% to reach at 4,943 till 11:30am.
The benchmark index CASPI at the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) rose 64.31 points to 14,178 in the corresponding period. Another major indicator on the DSE trading floor, jumped by 16% to Tk394.96 crore during the session.
Moreover, the Shariah-based DSES index rose by 5.83 points to 1,120 and the blue-chip index DS30 gain 17.57 points to 1,724.
Out of the 341 issues traded during the same time frame, 152 company's share prices advanced, 108 declined, and 81 remained unchanged.