Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka)
Trading volume on the exchange rose to 202.76 million shares, from 135.2 million shares in the previous session.
Foreign investors were net sellers in the equity market, offloading shares worth about Rs.764.47 million, as per exchange data.
The island nation reported 1,078 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, taking the total to 513,609, as of September 26.
It reported 71 fatalities due to COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, bringing the death toll to 12,680, health bureau data showed.
About 53.18 percent of the country’s entire population is fully vaccinated so far, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.