Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN): Share prices on the bourses rebounded on Tuesday after two session steep fall with declining turnover value amid countrywide strike enforced by opposition parties.

The General Index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DGEN) ended at 3,654.74 points, gaining 44.32 points or 1.22 per cent from previous session’s 40-month low level.

The DSEX rose 45.04 points or 1.30 per cent to close at 3,503.14. The DSE-30 Index (DS30) also advanced 19.77 points or 1.52 per cent to close at 1,313.02.
The turnover on the premier bourse, however, dropped further to BDT 1.30 billion against BDT 1.38 billion in the previous session.

Of the 267 issues traded at the DSE, 224 advanced, 31 declined and 12 remained unchanged.

Orion Pharma was the most traded stocks on the day with shares worth BDT 96.93 million changing hands. Unique Hotel and Resorts, Premier Cement, United Airways and GrameenPhone were next popular stocks.

Premier Cement was the day’s highest gainer, posting a rise of 9.0 per cent while Singer Bangladesh was the day’s worst loser, slumping by 25.53 per cent following its price adjustments after record date.

The Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) also closed positive with the Selective Categories Index gained 101.52 points or 1.49 per cent to close at 6,929.71 points.

Gainers beat losers 125 to 32 with 14 issues remaining unchanged on the port city bourse, which traded 5.82 million shares and mutual fund units on a value of BDT 169.12 million.

BBN/BB/AD/02April-13-3.50pm (BST).