Shares and mutual funds worth over Tk 1.78 billion changed hands with 219 issues gaining, 16 declining and 9 remaining unchanged at 12:36pm.
The new key index, DSEX will be reliable, says Minhaj Mannan.
On Monday, the new index was launched. Trade was 0.85 percent higher amidst over Tk 2.31 billion turnover.
On Sunday, DSE gained 3 points amidst Tk 2.11 billion turnover.
At close on Thursday, the DSE gained 13 points to register year-high trade amidst Tk 2.11 billion turnover.
Last week, the premier bourse gained 0.63 points amidst average of almost Tk 1.47 billion turnover.
The week before registered a 34 point gain amidst average transaction of Tk 1.27 billion.bdnews24.com