Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN): Share prices at the country’s both bourses — Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) – witnessed uptrend in early hours of trading on Wednesday.

The DSE general index, DGEN gained 29.17 points or 0.70 per cent to reach 4171.25 points at 11.10am. Of the issues traded till then, 160 advanced, 10 declined and 18 remained unchanged.

Turnover stood at BDT 246.45 million till the report was filed at 1.101am.

United Airways topped the turnover chart with shares worth BDT 17.64 million changing hands till then.

The Chittagong Stock Exchange key index, CSCX gained by 34 points to stand at 8,058.50 points also at 11.10am. Of the issues traded till then, 61 advanced, 10 declined and 11 remained unchanged.

Earlier on Tuesday, DGEN was closed 4,142 points, adding 25.82 points.

BBN/BB/AD/Jan23-13-11.20am (BST).