Stocks on Thursday witnessed upward trend as major indices of both Dhaka and Chittagong Stock Exchanges were found rising with higher activities of some large-cap securities.
The broader DSEX index of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) closed the day with 50.47 points up at 7,062.36. But, the blue-chip DS30 closed the day with 5.42 points down at 2,638.91 and the Shariah DSES closed the day with 2.04 point down at 1,479.39.
At DSE, out of the day's 375 securities, prices of 223 securities closed higher against 131 losing issues.
The day's trade value at DSE increased to Taka 17244.81 million from Wednesday's Taka 14972.58 million and the daily trade also rose to 44.95 crore share from 36.43 crore share of the previous session.