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Friday, 18 May 2012 - 8:47
Sri Lankan stocks up 1.71 percent
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Sri Lankan share prices continued to edge up Wednesday, driven largely by investor interest in Sampath Bank PLC and Asiri Medical Services Limited.

The benchmark All Share Price Index moved up 1.71 percent or 87.82 points to close at 5,213.68 while the more liquid Milanka Price Index gained 1.44 percent or 66.54 points to end at 4,683.43, according to Colombo Stock Exchange figures.

Wednesday’s turnover was 543.32 million rupees, an improvement from last week’s average of 400.00 million rupees.

Now, let’s take a review of yesterday’s stock market update.

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