Turnover in the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) on Tuesday hit almost three-month high as investors continued their buying spree on large-cap issues amid optimism.
Turnover, a crucial indicator of the market, stood at Taka 11.83 billion on the country's premier bourse, in a further buck by 28 per cent over the previous day's tally of Taka 9.22 billion.
Gainers took a strong lead over the losers, as out of 382 issues traded, 290 advanced, 36 declined and 56 remained unchanged on the DSE trading floor.
Beximco - the flagship company of Beximco Group-continued dominated the turnover chart, followed by Fortune Shoes, Delta Life Insurance, Sonali Paper & Board Mills and Malek Spinning Mills.
Tamijuddin Textile Mills was the best performer, posting a gain of 9.97 per cent while Envoy Textile was the worst loser, losing 3.94 per cent.
The Chittagong Stock Exchange also kept rising with its All Shares Price Index (CASPI)-soaring 206 points to finish at 18,318 while the Selective Categories Index - CSCX rising 123 points to close at 10,975.
Of the issues traded, 193 advanced, 37 declined and 67 issues remained unchanged on the CSE.