Equity indices of the country's two major stock exchanges witnessed a positive trend in the first one-and-half-hour trading session on Tuesday amid investors' buying disposition of lucrative stocks.
DSEX, the prime index of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) increased by 15.42 points – or 0.31 percent - to reach at 4,974 till 11:30am.
Moreover, the Shariah-based DSES index gained 5.85 points to settle at 1,148 and the blue-chip index DS30 rose by 7.42 points to stand at 1,731.
Turnover on the DSE trading floor leaped by 18 percent to Tk466.05 crore in the corresponding period amid floor price limitation.
Out of the 353 issues traded during the same time frame, 184 company's share prices advanced, 122 declined, and 47 remained unchanged.
Meanwhile, the benchmark index CASPI at the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) has increased 21.66 points to reach 14,187.