Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)-Bangladesh’s stocks edged marginally higher on Wednesday with turnover declined slightly.
The prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE)-DSEX ended at 4,594.33 points, gaining 7.42 points or 0.16 percent.
The DSEX, comprising blue chips, however, lost 7.27 points or 0.43 percent to close at 1,674.79 points. 
The DSE Index (DSES) went down by 1.95 points or 0.19 percent to close at 1,019.89 points.
Turnover value on the DSE came down to BDT 5.37 billion, registering 14.21 percent decline over the previous day’s value.
Out of 297 issues traded, 140 advanced, 131 declined and 26 issues closed unchanged on the DSE floor.
The port city bourse — the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) also closed marginally higher with its Selective Categories Index – CSCX gained 15.39 points to close at 8,888.06 points.
Losers beat gainers 101 to 96, with 24 issues remaining unchanged at the port city bourse that traded 8.03 million shares and mutual fund units, turnover value of BDT 383.04 million.
BBN/BB/ANS/09Apr14-4:40 pm (BST)