The stockmarket continued its gaining streak today and insurance shares once again topped the gainers' list.
The DSEX, benchmark index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), rose 11.80 points, or 9.21 per cent, to stand at 5,435.03.
At the DSE, 143 companies rose, 135 declined and 76 remained unchanged.
The insurance sector moved slowly for some weeks, but overall it continued rising for the last few months.
United Insurance topped the gainers' list with a 9.91 per cent increase followed by Dhaka Insurance, National Feed Mills, Shinepukur Ceramics and Takaful Islami Insurance.
Turnover, an important indicator of the stock market, hit Tk 876 crore, up from Tk 776 crore a day earlier.