The turnover at the Dhaka Stock Exchange has touched the Tk 18.99 billion benchmark for the first time this year on the last trading day of the week.
Over 242.85 million volumes were traded on Thursday.
The general index gained 45.35 points or 0.68 percent to 6664.45 points.
Of the 261 traded issues, 141 advanced, 111 declined and nine remained unchanged.
The previous highest turnover in nearly six months was Tk 17.65 on Wednesday.