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President gives a patient hearing to brokers

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Colombo Stock Brokers Association (CSBA) met with the president in the morning to communicate their grievances about the present situation of the Colombo Stock Exchange.
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ASI drops below 6, 000 points

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The Colombo equity market further dipped into the negative territory on account of the weak investor sentiments. Notably ASI dropped below 6, 000 mark today for the first time during 2011
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Lackluster bourse

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Colombo bourse experienced yet another lackluster session with low activity and turnover levels. The benchmark ASI slipped 25.59 points (-0.4%) to close at 6,035.36 while MPI ended the day at 5,275.41, a dip of 23.83 points (-0.5%)
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Thumbs down for budget?

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Sri Lankan equity market ended lower today due to wide spread investor uncertainty. ASI dipped by 58.91 points (-0.96%) to close at 6,060.95 while liquid MPI decreased by 58.21 points (-1.1%) to close at 5,299.24. Market turnover was posted at Rs.1.2bn
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Uncertain market

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Uncertainties in the Colombo Bourse continued further as benchmark indices skidded down to the negative territory
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Bourse slumps on takeover law

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Sri Lanka's stock market hit a 14-month low on Tuesday, falling 2.4 percent led by blue chips although state funds bought shares to boost confidence, which was dented due to an assets acquisition bill ahead of next week's budget presentation
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Market tumbles

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Market tumbled down further today with benchmark indices slipping into red zone while the overall sentiment was negative. ASI dropped 92.96 points (-1.47%) to close at 6,239.52 while more sensitive MPI closed at 5,535.74, a dip of 116.13 points (-2.05%).
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Stock Market Update... 11th November 2011

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The All Share Price Index gained 15.0 points to close at 6,332.5 (+0.3%), whilst the more liquid  Milanka Price Index also gained 17.4 points to close at 5,651.9 (+0.3%).
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Volatile market

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Notable level of intraday volatility was seen in the Colombo bourse today. The market started the operations in early trading in the negative territory where a sharp pull back was seen in the mid trading session. However in the latter part of the day the market lost its momentum to end negative
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SLT profits flat

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Sri Lanka's leading fixed line operator, Sri Lanka Telecom PLC (SLT) recorded a consolidated net profit of Rs.1.05 billion for the September quarter (3Q11), up by 3 percent, year-on-year
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Peoples Leasing IPO oversubscribed

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People's Lasing Company’s Initial Public Offering (IPO), the second largest so far on CSE which opened today, has been oversubscribed, SSP Corporate Services (Private) Limited, the registrars to the issue informed to the market
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Lackluster market

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The Colombo Stock market experienced yet another lackluster day with weak investor sentiment. Furthermore ASI witnessed a cruising towards the major support level at 6,250
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Turnover up, indices dip

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Sri Lankan equity market continued its struggle to get out of the negative zone as benchmark indices dipped to the negative zone again. ASI decreased by 29.19 points (-0.46%) to end at 6319.25 and liquid MPI dipped by 30.61 points (-0.54%) to close at 5,631.28. The market turnover stood at Rs.2.4bn
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Turnover hits 22 moths low

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Colombo stocks ended in red today with both indices recoding losses. ASI lost 22.46 points (-0.35%) to close at 6,323.59 while sensitive MPI lost 3.44 points (-0.06%) to close at 5,650.91.Daily market turnover hit 22 months low of Rs.533.8mn
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Bourse ends in red

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Colombo bourse returned to the red territory today, after a two day mini rally, with the two indices losing over 75 points each
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Positive momentum continues

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The bourse continued its momentum from Friday and endured another encouraging day with several rallies witnessing on broad range of counters.
 ASI increased by 67.42 points (+1.06%) to end at 6,424.36 while liquid MPI jumped by 58.9 points (+1.03%) to close at 5,733.76. Market turnover stood at Rs.949.4mn
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Bourse dips further

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Uncertainties in the Colombo stock exchange further dipped the market into the negative territory today where risk appetite was seen at bay during trading.
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September tea output down 10.5%

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Sri Lanka's tea production fell in September for a sixth straight month due to adverse weather in high growing areas, the island nation's state-run tea board said on Wednesday
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Bleak market

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Weak sentiments of the Colombo bourse further prevailed today as benchmark ASI further neared its strong support level at 6,250. ASI decreased by 40.8 points (-0.64%) to end at 6,347.72 while liquid MPI dipped by 27.47 points (-0.45%) to settle at 5,704.83. Market turnover was substantially low at Rs.687.1mn, the lowest recorded during the year
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Market drifts down further

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The Sri Lankan market drifted down further today triggered by high level of selling pressure. Moreover ASI is witnessing a steep fall to its major support level at 6,250 points reflecting a potential bounce back to the positive zone or another steep sell down. Interestingly, all the sectors in the bourse registered losses except for the telecommunication sector
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Negative beginning

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Market opened for the week on negative note today with both benchmark indices recording substantial losses. ASI lost 92.40 index points (-1.41%) to close at 6,557.51 while more sensitive MPI lost 66.94 index points (-1.14%) to close at 5,811.39. Market turnover was  Rs.978.2mn
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Eid Mubarak!
Health workers in protest march
Ravana Balaya at Buddha Sasana Ministry
Japanese coastguards cleaning Mt. beach
Eid Mubarak!