The main All Share Price Index (ASPI) of Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) today crossed the 6, 000 point psychological mark amid aggressive play on a few illiquid stocks, which have limited public free float.
ASPI gained 169.16 points or 2.89 percent to close at 6, 028.20m, crossing the 6, 000 point mark since January 07 this year.
The main contributors to the index gain were the shares of Carson Cumberbatch PLC and Bukit Darah PLC.
Carson share contributed 49.25 points to ASPI with the share closing 42.63 percent or Rs.109 up at Rs.364.70 while Bukit Darah share contributed 69.87 points to ASPI with the share closing 69.87 percent or Rs.208 up at Rs.505.70.
The market turnover for today was Rs.1.89 billion.