CSE halts trading

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The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) halted trading for 30 minutes.

Trading was halted at 10:31 am today (25), one minute after the market opened, due to the S&P SL20 index dropping over 5% from the previous close.

The halt is to be lifted at 11:01 am.

Earlier, the market was closed for five days, from 18 April to 22 April, as per a decision taken by the Securities & Exchange Commission of Sri Lanka.