Sri Lankan stock prices remained in the red, despite large deals in Confifi Hotel, Hatton National Bank and Aitken Spence that helped swell Tuesday’s turnover.
Colombo’s benchmark All Share Price Index dipped 0.39 percent or 19.46 points to 4,905.60, according to Colombo Stock Exchange figures. The main index is down nearly 19 percent since January.
The Milanka Price Index slipped 0.51 percent or 22.31 points to 4,338.35, while the liquid S&P Sri Lanka 20 indice dropped 0.10 percent or 2.90 points to close at 2,793.56, figures showed.
Now, let’s take a look at a review of yesterday’s stock market update.