The country's main bourses ended flat in positive on Monday amid choppy trading with turnover improved slightly as investors were active in ?buying and selling sides.
DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) ended at 4,930.82 points, gaining only 0.45 points after four hours trading.
The DSE Shariah Index gained 0.53 points or 0.04 per cent to close at 1,152.39 points. However, the DS30, comprising blue chips lost 2.24 points or 0.12 per cent to close at 1,820.13 points.
The total turnover on DSE improved to Tk 4.26 billion, registering an increase of 11.22 per cent over the previous session's value of Tk 3.83 billion.
The gainers took a lead over the losers as out of 304 issues traded, 160 advanced, 107 declined and 37 remained unchanged on the DSE floor.
Beximco Pharma was the most traded stock with shares worth Tk 185.21 million changing hands followed by Summit Alliance Port, Hamid Fabrics, Keya Cosmetics and Quasem Drycells.
Quasem Drycells was the day's top gainer, posting a rise of 9.95 per cent while Alltex Industries was the worst loser, plunging by 9.69 per cent.
The port city bourse, Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) ended flat in positive with its Selective Categories Index - CSCX - gained 11.87 points to close at 9,273.59 points.
Losers beat gainers 95 to 90, with 35 issues remaining unchanged at the port city bourse that traded 10.25 million shares and mutual fund units, turnover value of Tk 322.50 million.