Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)– Bangladesh’s stocks returned to the green on Monday after three sessions’ fall with turnover remained sluggish as the investors went for late hour buying spree.

DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) ended at 5,157.24 points, gaining 45.60 points or 0.89 percent from previous session.

The DS30, comprising blue chips gained 19.63 points or 1.02 percent to close at 1,946.52 points. The DSE Shariah Index advanced 8.02 points or 0.66 percent to close at 1,213.39 points.

However, the turnover on DSE remained dry. The turnover amounted to BDT 5.05 billion which was 4.53 percent lower compared to previous session’s value of BDT 5.29 billion.

The gainers took a lead over the losers as out of 303 issues traded, 184 advanced, 86 declined and 33 remained unchanged on the DSE floor.

GP was the most traded stock for the second session with shares worth BDT 391.77 million changing hands followed by MJL BD, Square Pharma, Brac Bank and Lafarge Surma Cement.

Shahjibazar Power Company was the day’s highest gainer for the fourth session, posting a rise of 9.97 percent while First Lease Investmnets was the day’s worst loser, slumping by 7.51 percent.

The port city bourse, Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) also closed higher with its Selective Categories Index – CSCX – gained 70.80 points to close at 9,685.77 points.

Gainers beat losers 99 to 92, with 28 issues remaining unchanged at the port city bourse that traded 8.49 million shares and mutual fund units, turnover value of BDT 341.16 million.

BBN/SSR/BB-27Oct14-4:05 (BST)