Dhaka, Feb. 15 -- The Dhaka Stock (DSE) opened higher while the port city's bourse saw a downward trend in earning trading on Thursday as investors were active on both sides of the trading floor.

Following the previous three days' downturn, the key index of the prime bourse went up by 11 points to 6,382 after the first hour of trading at 11:00 am, when the report was filed.

Market experts said stocks surged driven by increased buying activity across the trading floor, followed by heightened optimism among investors.

The DSES index, which represents Shariah-based companies, gained 3 points to 1,393 and the DS30 Index, which consists of blue-chip companies, rose 4 points to 2,176.

Turnover also stood at Tk 2.52 billion after the first h...