Lao stock market edged higher on Monday, as BCEL got good start before preparing for long holiday to increase by 450 kip finished at 5,500 kip, amid lake of offering order. EDL-Gen closed unchanged at 5,000 kip, with 33,400 shares traded, generating just 167 million kip of turnover. While others were steady because lake of market liquidity. Total market trading volume today was 52,300 shares worth around 270 million kip. Index rose by 0.59% or 5.99 points to stay at 1,014.55 points.