Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN): The market bounced back on Monday with rising turnover value as investors’ once again poured fresh fund into the market amid optimism.

The General Index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DGEN) ended at 4,736.03 points, gaining 132.57 points or 2.87 per cent.

The free float based index, DSEX went up by 68.89 points or 1.63 per cent to close at 4,275.49 points while the blue chip index DS30 gained sharply by 44.84 points or 2.79 per cent to close at 1,650.74 points.

The total turnover at DSE recovered from previous day’s two week low, amounting BDT 8.32 billion and marking a rise of 43.13 per cent over the previous session’s value.

The gainers took a modest lead over the losers as out of 283 issues traded, 175 advanced, 88 declined and 20 remained unchanged in the primer bourse.

GP became the day’s turnover leader with shares worth BDT 894.47 million changing hands.

Green Delta Insurance was the day’s highest gainer, posting a rise of 9.97 per cent while JMI Syringes and Medical Devices was day’s worst loser, slumping by 9.95 per cent.

The Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) also ended higher with the Selective Categories Index gained 120.99 points to close at 8,429.34 points.

Of the 202 issues traded at port city bourse, 89 advanced, 99 declined and 14 remained unchanged that traded 9.94 million shares and mutual fund units, turnover value of BDT 556.92 million.
BBN/BB/AD/15Jul-13-5.30pm (BST).