Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN): The prices of the most issues on the country’s premier bourse gained Wednesday with improving turnover value as investors went for buying amid fresh optimism.

The benchmark General Index, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange ended at 4,179.89, adding 28.67 points or 0.69 per cent.

Turnover value stood at Tk 2.12 billion against Tk 1.82 billion in the previous session.

Out of 266 issues traded, 148 advanced, 80 declined and 38 remained unchanged.

A total of 0.066 million trades were executed with 56.26 million trading volume.

Beximco Limited dominated the top turnover chart with shares worth Tk 260.12 million changing hands.

FAS Finance was the day’s highest gainer posting 9.84 per cent rise while Meghna Petroleum was the worst loser, slumping by 25.46 per cent.

Earlier, on Monday, the DGEN gained 6.18 points.

BBN/BB/AD/Dec26-12-4.20pm (BST).