Dhaka, Bangladesh, Aug. 19 -- Bangladesh's stocks gained slightly on Sunday, the first trading session after nine-day Eid holiday, as investors were active on June-ending shares.

Trading and official activities on the bourses remained closed for nine days from August 9 to August 17, including weekly holidays, on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha.

The presence of investors was thin in the brokerage houses as many investors are yet to return to Dhaka after observing Eid-ul-Azha in their village home.

DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), settled at 5,216, gaining 15.11 points or 0.29 per cent over the last session before Eid holidays.

A section of investors were active on sector specific June-closing stocks while some rebal...