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Market dips second straight day

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The Sri Lankan stock market dropped for the second straight day today owing to broad selloff. ASI closed at 6,930.04, down 37.58 points (-0.54%) while sensitive MPI closed at 6,270.41, down marginally by 0.63 points (-0.01%). The market turnover was recorded Rs.3.1bn
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Bourse records a slow start

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Colombo shares ended lower today as both benchmark indices recorded losses. ASI dropped 22.71 points (-0.33%) to close at 6,967.62 while sensitive MPI lost 15.89 index points (-0.25%) to close at 6,271.04
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CSE nod for Softlogic Capital

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Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) approved in principle an application put forward by Softlogica Capital Limited to list 27, 200, 000 ordinary shares of the company by way of an Introduction
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Bourse ends in red

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The market ended on negative territory today with ASI and MPI losing 6.26 points (-0.09%) and 33.83 points (-0.53%) to close at 6,991.60 and 6,293.65 respectively. Market turnover stood at LKR 2.9bn
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ERI, officials compounded

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Sri Lanka’s Securities and Exchange Commission in a while ago officially confirmed that it has carried out an investigation into Environmental Resources Investment PLC and compounded the company, its chairman and the two executive directors
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Stock Market Update... 07th September 2011

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The All Share Price Index gained 41.7 points to close at 6,997.9 (+0.6%), whilst the more liquid  Milanka Price Index also gained 34.4 points to close at 6,327.5 (+0.6%).
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Market closes positive

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The market snapped the previous day losing streak after witnessing a sharp pull back rally and closed on positive note taking cues from institutional investors
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Profit realization drags market down

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The Sri Lankan market ended its winning streak today and closed on negative note mainly on account of the apparent profit realizing behavior in the market
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Penny stocks rule

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Colombo stocks continued the previous day’s winning streak and closed on positive note with high investor participation, mostly on penny stocks. ASI advanced by 47.42 index points (+0.68%) to close at 6,998.03 while sensitive MPI closed advanced by 29.79 points (0.47%) to close at 6,326.91.
Daily market turnover stood at Rs.4.4bn
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Stike ends at Ranala plant

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The strike being held at the Lanka Floortiles PLC's Jalatara plant, Ranala has been called off and workers have resumed work according to Mahendra Jayasekera, Managing Director, Lanka Floortiles PLC
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Stock Market Update... 01st September 2011

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The All Share Price Index gained 72.2 points to close at 6,951.5 (+1.1%), whilst the more liquid  Milanka Price Index gained 67.9 points to close at 6,301.8 (+1.1%).
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Market turnover tops Rs.8bn

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The market ended encouragingly positive today while displaying notable level of turnover. Furthermore during the day several rallies were depicted on counters such as Colonial Motors PLC (up Rs.64.40), Acme Printing & Packaging Plc (up Rs.4.00)
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ERI awaiting SEC's response

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Environmental Resources Investment PLC’s (ERI) Executive Director Kosala Heengama yesterday confirmed to Mirror Business that the company and its directors have received a communication from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) with regard to a fine imposed on a disclosure related offence
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Stocks end higher

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Colombo stocks ended in a green zone today as both benchmark indices recorded gains. ASI gained 41.94 index points (0.61%) to close at 6,879.29 while liquid MPI closed at 6,233.82, up 10.88 index points (0.17%)
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Inflation eases in August

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Sri Lanka’s inflation eased to 7 percent in August compared with the 7.5 percent recorded during the month of July of the previous year, Census and Statistics Department said
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Stock Market Update... 29th August 2011

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The All Share Price Index dipped 15.6 points to close at 6,837.4 (-0.2%), whilst the more liquid  Milanka Price Index gained marginally to close at 6,222.9 (0.0%).
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Bourse tastes HVA Foods

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The Colombo bourse ended indecisively today where benchmark indices closed in alternate directions
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Bourse ends positive

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Colombo Stocks closed on a positive note today as both benchmark indices snapped losses. ASI gained 26.49 points (+0.39%) to close at 6,839.20 and liquid MPI gained 31.72 points (+0.51%) to close at 6,225.03
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Softlogic records Rs.275mn net profit

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The newly listed Softlogic Holdings PLC has recorded a net profit of Rs.275 million for the quarter ended June 30, 2011. This shows a169 percent increase in profits compared with the corresponding quarter of the previous year
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Market down 0.7 percent

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Colombo bourse ended in a negative sentiment as benchmark indices slipped into red zone. ASI dropped 49.02 points (-0.72%) to close at 6,812.71 while more sensitive MPI closed at 6,193.31, a dip of 25.72 points (-0.41%)
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Another day in red

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Colombo bourse ended in a negative sentiment as benchmark indices slipped into red zone. ASI dropped 66.30 points (-0.97%) to close at 6,861.73 while sensitive MPI closed at 6,219.03, a dip of 73.32 points (-1.17%)
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