Stocks rally on finance ministry’s meeting call

Source: The Business Standard

Indices of both stock exchanges jumped as investors rushed to buy scripts following the news that the finance ministry called a meeting with the heads of the central bank, securities regulator, and revenue board over the capital market situation.

On Thursday, the broad-index DSEX of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) rose 89 points or 1.30% to reach 6,936, while the blue-chip index DS30 climbed 1.77% to 2,635 points.

The port city bourse Chittagong Stock Exchange’s (CSE) main index CASPI also jumped 256 points to close at 20,254.