Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)– Dhaka stocks made on Sunday yet another record when the benchmark index crossed 6800-mark, an all-time high, market operators said.
The benchmark DSE General Index (DGEN) surged 1.69 percent or 115 points to close at 6889.87, beating the previous all time high of 6777.95 set on August 24.
The broader DSE All Shares Price Index (DSI) gained 1.98 per cent or 112.55 points and finished at 5782.42. The DSE-20 blue chip index was up by 1.21 per cent or 47.64 points to 3961.27.
Turnover stood at BDT 16.2 billion, up by 14 percent over the previous session. Gainers strongly outshined the losers as out of 252 issues traded, 161 closed positive, 89 negative and two remained unchanged.
The investors rallied behind banking, energy and cement issues, taking the market to a new height, they added. 
BBN/SI/AD-06Sept10-10:26 am (BST)