Dhaka stocks recovered and reached its highest point level in history today, thanks to rising investor optimism.
The DSEX, the Dhaka Stock Exchange’s (DSE) benchmark index, rose 45 points, or 0.62 percent, to 7,297, the highest level since the index’s creation in 2013.
On September 9, the index surpassed its previous high of 7,258.74 points.
The primary bourse’s turnover increased 7.82 percent to Tk 2,135 crore, up from Tk 1,980 crore the day before.
Deshbandhu Polymer was the leading gainer, up 8.67%, followed by Pacific Denims, Saiham Textiles, Evince Textiles, and Summit Alliance Port.
The general index of the port city bourse, the CASPI, increased 186 points, or 0.88 per cent, to 21,334. Among 319 traded stocks, 167 advanced, 126 fell and 26 remained unchanged. Orion Pharmaceuticals became the most traded stock with shares worth Tk 117 crore changing hands.