CSE posts losses as election takes place
The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) posted losses on Wednesday (05), with a modest turnover and continued foreign exits.
Trading was limited to 11 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. due to the General Election taking place.
The benchmark All Share Price Index (ASPI) slipped 0.39 per cent (20.37 points) to close at 5,146.44 points, while the S&P SL20 slipped 0.24 per cent (5.41 points) to close at 2,209.67 points.
The daily turnover stood at Rs 603 million, with nearly 30.44 million shares changing hands during 7,094 trades.