Dhaka, Bangladesh, Sept. 9 -- Bangladesh's stocks posted a modest gain on Sunday as some investors continued to show their appetite on selective large-cap shares.

DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), went up by 20.78 points or 0.41 per cent over the previous session to close at 5,033. Two other indices also edged higher.

The DS30 index, comprising blue chips, advanced 8.55 points to finish at 1,766 and the DSE Shariah Index rose 4.41 points to close at 1,171.

Turnover, a crucial indicator of the market, however, fell to BDT 3.71 billion, which was 13 per cent lower than the previous day's BDT 4.27 billion.

Five most contributors are Grameenphone, Renata, Bangladesh Submarine Cable, Shahjalal Bank and GlaxoSmithKlin...