Sri Lanka stocks closed 0.26 percent higher Wednesday on gains made in banking counters, brokers said.
The Colombo All Share Index closed 14.28 points higher at 5,570.87 up 0.26 percent and the S & P SL 20 Index closed 9.89 points higher at 3022.87 up 0.33 percent.
The day's turnover was 250 million rupees. Top contributors to turnover were HNB (NV) with 50 million rupees, Commercial Bank with 28 million rupees and Asiri with 21 million rupees.
Now, let’s take a look at a review of yesterday’s stock market update.