Dhaka, Feb. 27 -- Stocks managed to close on a positive note on Tuesday, after a single-day break, as investors sought bargain-hunting opportunities in sector-specific lucrative stocks.

The recovery of the market index was mostly driven by particular stocks such as United Power, BBS Cables, Uttara Bank, Sea Pearl Beach Resorts and Unilever Consumer Care.

The market opened higher and the key index rose about 30 points until the first half of the session but the subsequent sell pressure wiped out the initial gains while late-hour buying helped the market index close in green.

The DSEX, the prime index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), finally settled at 6,273, with more than 13 points or 0.21 per cent higher, after shedding 14 points in...