The All Share Price Index gained 60.9 points to close at 7,254.0 points (+0.8%), whilst the Milanka Price Index dipped marginally to close at 7,292.9 points (-0.1%).
The total turnover was LKR4,130.8 mn (USD37,255.0 k) vs.12-month average daily turnover of LKR2,516.7 mn (USD22,664.8 k) whilst the volume traded for the day was 213,273.4 k against the 12-month average daily volume of 86,070.0 k.
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Markets saw mixed sentiments during the day with encouraging turnover levels, where ASI ended in green with institutional and retail investor interest whilst MPI dipped marginally. Laugfs (Voting) continued to attract both institutional and retail investor sentiments. Amana Takaful saw a renewed buying interest from institutions and retailers whilst institutions were active in Royal Ceramics. Further, institutional and retail play was evident in Piramal Glass and Environmental Resources Investments during the day.
Net outflow of foreign funds was seen during the day, where foreign purchases amounted to LKR237.7 mn (USD2,140.7 k), whilst foreign sales amounted to LKR485.7 mn (USD 4,374.1 k).
Market capitalization is LKR2,422.0 bn. YTD market is 9.3% up.
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