Trading on the country's two bourses -- Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) -- is underway with upward trends of share-price indices on Sunday, the first session of the week.
After one hour of trading, the key index of the country's premier bourse, edged 13.45 points up while the Selective Category Index of the port city bourse advanced 24.29 points.
The DSEX benchmark went up by 13.45 points or 0.21 percent to stand at 6,295.55 at 11:42 am.
The DSE Shariah Index (DSES) also gained 5.60 points or 0.40 percent to 1381.05.
The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, advanced 7.61 points or 0.33 percent to stand at 2287.26 points.
Trade deals stood at 41,652 with transaction at over Tk 2,927.04 million on the DSE, riding on LankaBangla Finance and BBS Cables.
Of the issues traded till then, 158 advanced, 91 declined and 52 issues remained unchanged.
LankaBangla Finance Limited topped the turnover leaders with shares worth Tk 510.56 million changing hands till then, followed by BBS Cables, City Bank, Square Pharmaceuticals, BD, Thai Aluminum and Confidence Cement.
However, the port city bourse CSE saw positive trend till then with its Selective Category Index - CSCX - gaining 24.29 points to stand at 11,793.81 points, also at 11:41 am.
Of the issues traded till then, 80 gained, 52 declined and 52 issues remained unchanged with a turnover value of Tk 110 million.