Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka)

Indices close in green


The ASPI closed in green as a result of price gains in counters such as Commercial Leasing & Finance, Carson Cumberbatc­h and Expolanka Holdings with the turnover crossing Rs. 3.4 bn. A similar behaviour was witnessed in the S&P SL20.

High net worth and institutio­nal investor participat­ion was noted in Hayleys Leisure and Hayleys.

Mixed interest was observed in Expolanka Holdings, Sampath Bank and Pan Asia Banking Corporatio­n whilst retail interest was noted in Browns Investment­s, Amana Bank and Industrial Asphalts. Foreign participat­ion in the market activity remained at subdued levels with foreigners closing as net sellers.

The Banking sector was the top contributo­r to the market turnover (due to Sampath Bank, Pan Asia Banking Corporatio­n and Amana Bank) whilst the sector index gained 0.31%.

The share price of Sampath Bank moved up by Rs. 0.60 (1.05%) to close at Rs. 57.90. The share price of Pan Asia Banking Corporatio­n recorded a gain of Rs. 0.10 (0.56%) to close at Rs. 18.00.

The share price of Amana Bank declined by Rs. 0.20 (5.00%) to close at Rs. 3.80. Food, Beverage & Tobacco sector was the second highest contributo­r to the market turnover (due to Browns Investment­s) whilst the sector index increased by 1.00%.

The share price of Browns Investment­s lost Rs. 0.10 (0.93%) to close at Rs. 10.60. Expolanka Holdings was also included amongst the top turnover contributo­rs. The share price of Expolanka Holdings increased by Rs. 2.50 (1.32%) closing at Rs. 192.00.

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