DSE ends on a high

The Dhaka Stock Exchange ended Tuesday’s trade clocking a Tk 9.8-billion turnover and the key index surging 2.55 percent.

The DSE General Index closed at 4706.43 points, posting a 117.09-point gain with prices of 217 issues advancing, 52 declining and 11 remaining unchanged on the week’s third business day.

The benchmark index hit its peak around 11:50am when it reached 4741.61 points.

The premiere bourse ended Monday’s trade registering a 44.93-point gain in its key index and a turnover of around Tk 7.83 billion.

The DSE had closed 88 points down on the week’s opening day with a relatively lower turnover of Tk 7.82 billion.

The key index gained only 3 points through the previous week’s trading, though the daily average turnover stayed at around Tk 10.71 billion.