Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), the country’s main capital market, started trading with positive note in the early hours on Monday. The benchmark index of the premier bourse stood at 4952.32 points at around 11:18am rising 0.16 per cent or 8.33 points. Amid the nonstop nationwide transport blockade the market opened at 10:30am. After its opening six points were added to the benchmark index later, the index shed around 20 points later. However, the market session bounced back and gained 8.0 points, resulting extreme fluctuation. The turnover value stood at Tk 608.03 million till 12:00pm. Among 238 traded issues, 112 advanced, 97 declined and 29 remained unchanged. Alltex Industries topped the chart of turnover leaders with Tk 40.37 million. The other turnover leaders were: Agni Systems, Saif Powertec, RSRM Steel and Deshbandhu Polymer.