Sri Lankan stock prices continued to slide, falling nearly three-percent as investor worried about the new trading rules.
Colombo’s main All Share Price Index was down 2.46 percent on Tuesday, or 121.75 points to close at 4,813.26. The liquid Milanka Price Index fell 2.22 percent or 98.93 points to end at 4,342.63, according to Colombo Stock Exchange figures.
Tuesday’s turnover ended at 534.27 million rupees, largely driven by trades in market heavyweights, John Keells Holdings and Commercial Bank.
Now, let’s take a review of yesterday’s stock market update.