Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)-Bangladesh’s stocks ended in positive zone Sunday for the four running sessions as opportunist investors continued buying lucrative stocks despite lingering political unrest across the country.

DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went up further by 16.56 points or 0.35 percent to close at 4,701.60 points amid volatile trading throughout the session.

The two other indices also closed in green.

The DS30 index, comprising blue chips gained 10.45 points or 0.60 percent to close at 1,743.67 points.

The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) rose 7.66 points or 0.69 percent to close at 1,117.87 points.

Turnover on DSE dropped to BDT 2.21 billion, registering a decline of 15.32 percent over the previous session’s value of BDT 2.61 billion.

The gainers took a modest lead over the losers out of 309 issues traded.

Of the traded issues, 155 advanced, 102 declined and 52 remained unchanged on the DSE floor.

IFAD Autos, which made debut on Thursday, was the most traded stock with shares worth BDT 141.95 million changing hands followed by Lafarge Surma Cement, GP, MJL BD and ACI Limited.

ICB Seventh ICB was also the day’s top gainer, posting a rise of 9.82 percent while GSP Finance was the day’s worst loser, plunging 35.38 percent following its price adjustment after record date.

The port city bourse, Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE), also ended in positive with its Selective Categories Index – CSCX – gained 13.78 points to close at 8,721.11 points.

Gainers beat losers 119 to 81, with 31 issues remaining unchanged at the port city bourse that traded 6.13 million shares and mutual fund units, turnover value of BDT 194.23 million.

BBN/BB/ANS-8Feb15-3:20pm (BST)