Market turnover Rs 366.4 m
With high level of risk aversion, the Colombo Stock Exchange dipped
into the negative territory yesterday on the back of observed selling
ASI dipped by 21.16 points (-0.39%) to close at 5,456.51 while
sensitive MPI dropped by 31.57 points (-0.66%) to end at 4,783.93.
Market turnover stood at Rs.366.4 million. The premier Blue Chip John
Keells Holdings Plc registered the top turnover for the day at Rs.85.3
million . In addition Aitken Spence Holdings Plc (Rs.53.2 million ) and
PC Pharma Plc (Rs.26.9 million ) made significant contributions to the
Heavy retail activity was seen in the market with retail counters
such as Environmental Resources Plc, Blue Diamond Plc and PC House Plc
demonstrated aggressive level of trading.
Lanka Securities Research