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Postby PAT » Sat Dec 16, 2017 12:56 am

Sri Lankan stocks little changed near 8-month closing low
December, 15, 2017

Reuters - Sri Lankan shares closed little changed on Thursday, hovering near their lowest close in eight months hit in the previous session, as gains in plantation and beverage stocks offset falls in palm oil and diversified shares.

The Colombo Stock Index ended 0.07 percent higher at 6,357.04. It had posted its lowest close since April 17 on Wednesday.

“Foreign selling continued,” said Dimantha Mathew, head of research at First Capital Holdings, adding that was a bit of a worrying sign for the market.

Turnover was 1.2 billion rupees ($7.84 million), its highest since Nov.23, and more than this year’s daily average of 941.5 million rupees.

Foreign investors, who have been net buyers of 18.1 billion rupees worth of shares so far this year, sold equities worth net 332.9 million rupees on Thursday.

Shares of Commercial Bank of Ceylon Plc, the country’s biggest listed lender, ended 1.4 percent firmer, while Carson Cumberbatch Plc rose 1.6 percent.

Conglomerate John Keells Holdings Plc fell 0.6 percent, while Hemas Holdings Plc ended 1.7 percent weaker.
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Postby PAT » Wed Dec 20, 2017 11:38 pm

Sri Lankan stocks hit over 8-mth closing low; lenders fall
December, 20, 2017

Reuters - Sri Lankan shares fell for a third straight session on Tuesday to their lowest close in more than eight months as investors offloaded banking and diversified stocks.

The Colombo Stock Index ended 0.33 percent weaker at 6,325.46, its lowest close since April 11. The index was down 0.4 percent last week, its sixth consecutive weekly decline.

“Today we are seeing some selling in Sampath Bank after it announced a second rights issue for the year on top of the debenture issue,” said Atchuthan Srirangan, senior research analyst at First Capital Holdings PLC.

“With holidays ahead, we think this dull period will continue.”

Samapath Bank Plc, in a filing to the Colombo stock exchange, said it will issue 50.1 million new shares. The bank will issue three shares for every thirteen existing shares held, to increase its tier 1 capital to comply with Basel III requirements.

The bank added it would also issue 50 million five-year debentures at an issue price of 100 rupees apiece.

Sampath Bank Plc fell 4.9 percent while conglomerate John Keells Holdings Plc ended 0.7 percent lower and biggest listed lender Commercial Bank of Ceylon Plc lost 1.2 percent.

Turnover was 357.6 million rupees ($2.34 million), well below this year’s daily average of 933.4 million rupees.

Foreign investors were net buyers of 26.7 million rupees worth of shares on Tuesday, extending their year-to-date net equity purchases to 18.4 billion rupees.

Plantation stocks came under pressure after the Russian agricultural safety watchdog said on Thursday that the country will place temporary restrictions on imports of all agricultural products from Sri Lanka, including tea, from Dec. 18.

Analysts said the Russian restrictions on tea could pose a threat to long-term tea prices and it could impact the earnings of plantation companies.
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Re: Market Review

Postby PAT » Tue Jan 02, 2018 10:26 pm

Sri Lanka stocks marginally up, bonds soar as yields fall in 2017

ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka's stocks lagged the performance of bond markets in 2017, with the Colombo All Share Index up 2.2 percent while bond prices rose with the 10 year yield plunging over 200 basis points amid fiscal and monetary tightening.

The Colombo All Share Index rose ended in December at 6,228.28 points while the S&P Index of more liquid stocks rose gained 5 percent to end the year at 3,871.72 points.

The market price earnings ratio fell to 10.6 by end December 2017 on published results from 12.4 in 2016, indicating that stocks are broadly cheaper, though individual companies have made gains.

The price to book value fell to 1.31 by year end from 1.4 in 2016.

The market dividend yield rose to 3.19 percent from 2.8 percent, indicating that firms were paying higher volumes of dividends at current prices.

On the macro-economic front monetary tightening in 2016 had slowed private credit and ended central bank money printing, ending a balance of payments crisis triggered by a disastrous 2015 budget which was accommodated by rate cuts and liquidity releases by the central bank.

Fiscal tightening with higher value added taxes in 2017 and a wage freeze for two years after a steep hike in 2015 have brought state finances back to square one.

However high yield bond sold at longer tenures in 2015 and 2016 amid much controversy will continue to be a drag on the budgets for years to come. A private firm will try to borrow short when rates spike.
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Re: Market Review

Postby PAT » Fri Jan 05, 2018 2:27 am

Trading of big cap stocks shows significant decline

The Colombo Stock Exchange's trading of big cap counters showed a significant drop yesterday in retail market participation despite the turnover touched Rs 1.49 billion with two major crossing. Further, both indices showed downward reaction ie All Share Price Index recorded 3.84 points down and S and P SL20 by 0.38 points.


Sri Lankan shares rose for a ninth straight session to hit a six-week as investors picked up banks and diversified shares, with sentiment expected to remain positive after the Central Bank kept key policy rates unchanged last week.


Those crossings were HNB crossed 4.3 million shares to the tune of RS 1.08 billion and per share value Rs 250 and Melstacorp 4,3 million shares crossed for Rs 113 million and per share value Rs 60.


When it comes to retail market companies that mainly contributed to day's turnover were JKH Rs 98 million (962900 shares traded), Softlogic Holdings Rs 35,6 million (three million shares traded), and Sampath Bank Rs 24.1 million (614500 shares traded) During the day 14.3 million share volumes changed hands in 3156 transactions.


The HNB crossing boosted the market Rs 1.9 billion out of Rs 1.49 billion turnover. Other than that the market performance was not at a satisfactory level because both indices moved down.


"The positive trend which started last few days of 2017 is continuing, with investors continuing to buy value stocks," market analysts said.


"Declining market interest rates is a big positive factor." market sources said.


The index has risen 2.26 percent in 2017, posting the first annual increase in three years, after falling 9.7 percent in 2016.


Since March 2017, treasury bill rates have fallen between 188 and 216 basis points though end-December, mainly driven by foreign investors buying treasury bonds, resulting in declining market interest rates.


Analysts also said the 2018 economic growth trajectory would help boost market sentiment.


Sri Lanka’s economic growth in 2018 is forecast at 5-5.5 percent, bouncing back from an anticipated four-year low of less than 4 percent last year, according to the Central Bank.
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Re: Market Review

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Re: Market Review

Postby PAT » Fri Jan 05, 2018 11:38 pm

Sri Lanka stocks up 0.8-pct, foreign buying in JKH

ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka stocks gained 0.85 percent on foreign buying into John Keells Holdings and domestic buying into listed banks, with a turnover of 1.3 billion rupees, brokers said.

The Colombo All Share Index gained 55 points to close at 6,514.73 while the S&P Index of more liquid stocks rose 1.03 percent gaining 38.67 points to 3,783.93.

Foreign investors were net buyers of Rs357 million worth of shares. Net foreign buying into John Keels amounted to 260 million rupees.

"Foreign investors looking for exposure to Sri Lanka tend to pick John Keells Holdings, and banking stocks because they’re liquid. JKH has already gained 5 percent this year," says Kanishka Herath, Head of Research, Asia Securities.

JKH closed 2.6 percent higher at Rs160.
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Re: Market Review

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Re: Market Review

Postby PAT » Tue Jan 09, 2018 11:29 pm

Sri Lanka stocks down 0.2-pct, rupee edges up

ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka stocks closed 0.20 percent lower on a dull day of trading, while the rupee gained slightly against the US dollar, dealers and stockbrokers said.

The rupee edged up against the US dollar to close at 153.87 rupees on foreign inflows into government bonds and equities, dealers said.

The rupee has depreciated 0.41 percent against the US dollar so far this year.

The Colombo All Share index closed 13.37 points lower at 6,527.14. The S&P 20 index of liquid stocks closed flat, down 1.43 points to 3,808.62.

Market turnover was 546.8 million rupees, down sharply by 68 percent from the previous day.

"It was a dull of trading," Kanishka Perera, Head of Research at Asia Securities.

Index-heavy John Keells (JKH, closing 163.90 rupees, down 1.10 rupees) weighed down the All Share index, along with Sri Lanka Telecom (closing 28.10 rupees, down 1.40 rupees) and Lanka IOC (closing 30 rupees, down 1.10 rupees).

"The market upturn of the last few days was led by foreign interest in JKH and banks," Perera says.
"As always happens with index-heavy JKH, interest tends to wane," he says.

The Colombo Stock Exchange is encouraging large state corporations like Bank of Ceylon and Sri Lanka Insurance to infuse liquidity into the market and break JKH's monopoly on the index.

Negotiated trades, or crossings, accounted for 25 percent of turnover with three in JKH totaling 161.4 rupees and one in Dialog (unchanged at 13.50 rupees) at 82.5 rupees.

Foreign investors were net buyers at 205.5 million rupees, up from 32 million rupees the previous day.

Foreign buying topped in JKH at 271 million rupees, while foreign selling topped in Dialog at 85.3 million, according to Asia Securities.

Melstacorp (closing 61 rupees up 80 cents, Commercial Bank (closing 142 rupees, up one rupee) and Richard Pieris (closing 13.30, up 30 cents) contributed positively to the All Share index. (COLOMBO, January 09, 2018)
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Re: Market Review

Postby PAT » Thu Jan 11, 2018 10:14 pm

Sri Lanka stocks fall 0.10-pct, rupee edges down

ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka closed flat on Thursday with the benchmark index declining 0.10 percent and turnover improving on foreign buying in Sampath Bank and JKH, while the rupee edged lower against the US dollar, brokers and dealers said.

The rupee edged down a marginal 0.03 percent to 153.82/85 rupees against the US dollar in the spot market, dealers said.

The All Share index closed 6.73 points lower at 6,496.23. The S&P SL20 index of more liquid stocks gained a marginal 2.39 points to close 0.06 percent higher at 3,793.96.

“It was a mundane day of trading with foreign activity continuing to drive turnover with interest in counters like Sampath Bank and JKH,” said Sumith Perera, Head of Portfolio at Ceylon Guardian.

Market turnover was 532 million rupees, up 41 percent from the previous close.

JKH (closing 1.50 rupees lower) at 162.50 rupees), SLT (down 70 cents to 28.30 rupees) and LOLC (closing 1.70 rupees lower at 120.40 rupees) weighed down the benchmark index, negating gains from HNB (closing four rupees higher at 257 rupees, Central Finance (up seven rupees to 100 rupees) and Commercial Bank (up 50 cents to 142.20 rupees).

Foreign net buying amounted 24 million rupees, up 23 percent from Tuesday.

Foreign buying was mainly in Sampath Bank and foreign selling in Cargills, according to Asia Securities.
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Postby PAT » Sat Jan 13, 2018 11:17 am

Sri Lanka stocks fall 0.35-pct, rupee edges down

ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka stocks declined 0.35 percent on Friday as foreign activity picked up in John Keells, Ceylon Cold Stores, Central Finance, Melstacorp and Teejay Lanka while the rupee edged lower against the US dollar, brokers and dealers said.

The rupee edged down 0.09 percent in the spot market to close at 153.93/154.00 against the US dollar from 153.82/85 the previous close, on banks buying greenbacks and foreigners selling small quantities in government securities, dealers said.

The Colombo All Share index declined 22.61 points to 6,473.62 and the the S&P SL20 index of more liquid stocks declined 0.71 percent down 26.76 points to 3,767.20.

Market turnover amounted to 968.3 million rupees, up 82 percent from the previous day.

"Foreign buying was 76 percent of market turnover," Shiyam Subaulla, Senior Vice President at Asia Securities said. "Foreign investors were seen on both the buying and selling side of John Keells and Ceylon Cold Stores."
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Re: Market Review

Postby PAT » Wed Jan 17, 2018 11:05 pm

Sri Lankan shares extend fall to 2-week closing low
January, 17, 2018


Reuters - Sri Lankan shares fell for a fifth straight session on Tuesday and closed at their lowest in two weeks, as local retail investors booked profits in blue chips ahead of a long-delayed local election next month.

The Colombo Stock Index ended 0.4 percent weaker at 6,447.61, its lowest close since Jan. 2. It has shed 1.4 percent in the past five sessions.

“The market is coming down on profit-taking by local retailers in blue chips before the next rally after the election,” said Dimantha Mathew, head of research, First Capital Holdings.

“The good sign is that foreign buying continues, it looks like foreign investors are returning back to the Sri Lankan market.”

Foreign investors bought shares worth net 539.3 million rupees ($3.51 million) on Tuesday, extending the net foreign inflow so far this year to 2.87 billion rupees.

They had net bought 18.5 billion rupees worth equities in 2017 and 633.5 million rupees in 2016.

Turnover stood at 884.6 million rupees on Tuesday, less than last year’s daily average of 915.3 million rupees.

Shares in Hatton National Bank Plc fell 1.2 percent, Commercial Bank of Ceylon Plc dropped 1.1 percent, and Nestle Lanka Plc slipped 1.1 percent.

Sri Lanka’s stock, bond, and foreign exchange markets were closed on Monday for a holiday.
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Re: Market Review

Postby PAT » Sun Jan 21, 2018 9:27 am

Stock market to witness gains in 2018 - Report

Although Sri Lanka’s equity market was a laggard among regional peers last year, the Bourse is expected to witness gains this year on the back of relatively attractive valuations offered by select stocks and superior earnings growth prospects, an outlook report by a local brokerage firm has stated.

According to the Sri Lanka Outlook 2018 Report published by CT CLSA Securities (Pvt) Ltd, while the Sri Lankan market trades at a discount to a majority of regional peers such as South Korea, Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Japan, China, Thailand, Vietnam and India, there are attractive valuations particularly in banking, construction, export related and consumer sectors.

“The forward market valuation of 9.6 times for 2018E is at a discount to regional peers, on the back of an expected earnings growth of 6% YoY this year,” the report highlighted.

The Sri Lankan stock market witnessed a recovery last year, subsequent to two consecutive years of decline, with the ASI and S&P SL20 rising by 2% and 5% respectively in contrast to declines of 10% and 4% in 2016.

Average daily turnover witnessed a rise to US $6mn in 2017 compared to US$ 5mn in 2016, on the back of several foreign funds increasing their Sri Lanka specific allocations in the first half of 2017.

“Positive market sentiment has largely been driven by increased foreign buying in key blue-chip stocks, especially in Banking and Finance, coupled with greater consistency in macroeconomic policy followed by fiscal tightening measures implemented by the government,” analysts said.

According to statistics, foreigners were net buyers in 2017, with a net inflow of US$ 121mn compared to a meager inflow of US $13mn in 2016. Consequently, foreign participation as a percentage of total market turnover increased to 47% in 2017 (vs. 42% in 2016) “The GoSL has set its sights on attracting US$50bn worth of investment over the next five to ten years, and is focused on accessing larger markets through free trade agreements with India, China and Singapore.

“The Megapolis development project, the Colombo Port City and the Hambantota Logistics and Industrial Zone projects are expected to open up greater investment opportunities for domestic and foreign investors. The GoSL has also called for a request for proposal (RFP) to find investors for two State-owned hotels, Grand Hyatt Colombo and Hilton Colombo, with potential partial listings of other SOEs also in the pipeline,” the report further outlined.
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Re: Market Review

Postby PAT » Thu Jan 25, 2018 12:11 am

Sri Lanka stocks gain 0.35-pct, rupee strengthens

ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka stocks gained 0.35 percent Wednesday on thin volumes with foreign buying in Sampath Bank, JKH and Ceylon Tobacco, and the rupee appreciated against the US dollar, brokers and dealers said.

The rupee gained 0.29 percent in the spot market to close at 153.65/75 against the greenback, with banks selling US dollars in the forward market, dealers said.

The rupee traded 154.10/20 rupees against the US dollar on Tuesday.

The Colombo All Share index gained 22.72 points to close at 6,440.77. The S&P SL20 index of more liquid stocks closed 0.50 percent higher, up 18.58 points to 3,745.24.

"It was a relatively dull day with thin volumes," said Dihan Dedigama, Chief Executive at Softlogic Stockbrokers.

The benchmark index was buoyed by Ceylon Tobacco (up 45.50 rupees to 1,076.70 rupees), Sampath Bank (up 7.50 rupees to 324.50 rupees), BRAC Lanka Finance (up five rupees to 34 rupees) and Lion Brewery (up 12.20 rupees to 557.30 rupees).

Market turnover was 453.2 million rupees, down 69.7 percent from the previous day.

"Foreign activity dominated market activity with buying interest particularly in Sampath Bank and Ceylon Tobacco," he said.

Net foreign buying was 29.4 million rupees, down from 226 million rupees the previous day.

Net foreign buying in Sampath Bank was 18.6 million rupees, 14 million rupees in JKH, the share closing 30 cents higher at 165.60 rupees, and Ceylon Tobacco 11 million rupees, Asia Securities said.

Off-market negotiated trades, or crossings, totalled 255.4 million rupees, amounting to 56.4 percent of market turnover.

There was a crossing each in Cargills at 228.4 million rupees, the share closing unchanged at 196 rupees, and Tokyo Cement at 27.2 million rupees, closing 40 cents lower at 68 rupees. (COLOMBO, January 24, 2018).
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Postby PAT » Fri Jan 26, 2018 10:53 am

Sri Lankan shares recover; Ceylon Tobacco up on foreign buying

Reuters - Sri Lankan shares rose on Wednesday after two straight sessions of decline, helped by gains in Ceylon Tobacco Co on foreign investor buying.

But turnover was low due to lower participation of local retail and institutional investors, dealers said.

The Colombo Stock index ended 0.35 percent firmer at 6,440.77.

Shares in Ceylon Tobacco Co rose 4.4 percent, while Sampath Bank Plc gained 2.4 percent.

“There is an election pending and local investors are waiting for some direction,” said Prashan Fernando, CEO at Acuity Stockbrokers.

Turnover was 453.2 million rupees ($2.95 million), with foreign buying accounting for around 66 percent of it. Last year’s daily average was 915.3 million rupees.

Foreign investors bought a net 29.4 million rupees worth of shares on Wednesday, extending the year-to-date net foreign inflow to 3.1 billion rupees worth equities.

Foreign investors bought equities worth 18.5 billion rupees last year, and 633.5 million rupees in 2016.

President Maithripala Sirisena said over the weekend that he would handle the economy from this year, taking over from the government’s main coalition partner, led by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe.

The comments have sparked uncertainty over the future of the coalition government, analysts said.
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Postby PAT » Mon Jan 29, 2018 11:44 pm

Sri Lanka stocks flat, rupee lower

ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka stocks closed 0.03 percent on Monday on low foreign participation while the rupee closed lower against the US dollar, brokers and dealers said.

The rupee closed at 153.75/80 against the greenback on bank buying, depreciating five cents to a US dollar from the previous close, dealers said.

The Colombo All Share index closed 2.09 points lower, down 0.03 percent, to 6,453.95. The S&P SL20 of more liquid stocks closed 0.33 percent lower, down 12.31 points to 3,737.58.

"Turnover was low on thin trading volumes," Asia Securities said.

Market turnover was 337 million rupees, up 28 percent from the previous close.

John Keells Holdings, closing 2.70 rupees lower at 163 rupees, and Cargills, falling six rupees lower to 198 rupees, weighed down the benchmark index.

Sri Lanka Telecom closed 70 cents lower at 27.60 rupees and Dialog was down 10 cents to 13.50 rupees.

Carson Cumberbatch closed 18.80 rupees higher at 199 rupees and Lanka Orix Leasing was down three rupees to 119.90 rupees, weighing positively on the All Share index.

Softlogic Holdings closed one rupee higher at 14.50 rupees and Commercial Bank was down 50 cents to 139.50 rupees.

Foreign participation was low, accounting for less than a tenth of market turnover.

Net foreign buying was 404 thousand rupees, down from 21 million rupees last Friday.

Foreign buying in First Capital Holdings was Rs5.8 million and selling in JKH amounted to Rs3.2 million.

Off market negotiated trades, or crossings was 83.9 million rupees accounting for nearly 25% of market turnover.

There were two crossings in Softlogic totalling Rs61.6 million and one at O'Nally Holdings for 22.3 million rupees, the share closing 10 cents lower at 48 rupees. (COLOMBO, January 29, 2018)
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Re: Market Review

Postby PAT » Wed Jan 31, 2018 11:43 pm

Sri Lanka stocks up 0.14-pct, rupee weaker

ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka stocks closed 0.14 percent higher Tuesday on domestic buying in JKH and medium cap stocks like Janashakthi Insurance, while the rupee weakened against the US dollar, brokers and dealers said.

The rupee closed at 153.85/154.00 against the US dollar in the spot market, down from yesterday close of 153.75/80 on demand from banks for the greenback, dealers said.

The Colombo All Share index gained 8.73 points to close at 6,462.68. The S&P SL20 index of more liquid stocks closed flat, down 2.27 points to 3,735.31.

"The market picked up on domestic interest in John Keells Holdings and medium cap stocks like Janashakthi Insurance," said Prasanna Chandrasekera, a director at Softlogic Stockbrokers.

John Keells Holdings gaining 1.80 rupees to close at 165 rupees weighed positively on the benchmark index, followed by Janashakthi Insurance up three rupees to 21 rupees.

Dialog gained 20 cents to close at 13.70 and Carson Cumberbatch closed 17.90 rupees lower at 181.10 rupees.

Market turnover was 927 million rupees, up 175 percent from the previous close.

Net foreign buying was 18.5 million rupees, up from 0.4 million rupees the previous day.
Foreign buying in Ceylon Cold Stores (down 10 cents to 899.90 rupees) amounted to 23 million rupees, according to First Capital Research.

Foreign selling in Chevron Lubricants Lanka (up 10 cents to 115 rupees) was nine million rupees.
Crossings, or off-market negotiated trades, amounted to 181.5 million rupees, or 40 percent of market turnover.

Three crossings in Amana Bank amounted to 79.8 million rupees and two in JKH for 54.4 million rupees.

There was one crossing each in Commercial Bank (24.3 million rupees) and Janashakthi Insurance (23 million rupees).
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Re: Market Review

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Thanks PAT. The buying in JKH should be by Captains as we don't have many such investors within the local community who has a proper spine to do such things nowadays.
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Postby PAT » Fri Feb 02, 2018 2:19 am

Sri Lanka stocks gain 0.34-pct, rupee weakens

ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka stocks closed 0.34 percent higher Thursday on foreign buying in Central Finance and Nestle Lanka, and the rupee weakened against the US dollar.

The rupee closes at 154.15/25 against the greenback in the sport market, depreciating from 153.85/154.00 the previous close, driven by bank buying and import demand, dealers said.

The Colombo All Share index closed 22.04 points higher at 6,498.45. The S&P SL20index of more liquid stocks closed 0.11 percent lower, down 4.13 points to 3,743.17.

Carson Cumberbatch (up 14.90 rupees to 196 rupees), Sri Lanka Telecom (up 1.10 rupees to 28.80 rupees) and Central Finance (up 6.90 rupees to 110 rupees) were the main contributors to the benchmark index gain.

Market turnover was 902.7 million rupees, down 2.6percent from the previous close.

Net foreign buying was 243.7 million rupees, up 12-fold from the previous day.

Foreign buying in Central Finance amounted to 135 million rupees and 105 million rupees in Nestle Lanka, Asia Securities said. Nestle Lanka closed unchanged at 1,730 rupees.

Foreign selling amounted to 3.9 million rupees in Teejay Lanka which closed unchanged at 36 rupees.

Off market negotiated trades, or crossings, amounted to 41 percent of market turnover.

Three crossings in Central Finance amounted to 124.2 million rupees. There were two crossings each in Nestle Lanka (142.5 million rupees) and Dialog (48 million rupees), and one crossing each in Ceylon Tobacco (21.8 million) and Chevron Lubricants (33.3 million rupees).

Dialog closed 20 cents lower at 13.50 rupees. Ceylon Tobacco closed unchanged at 1,080 rupees and Chevron Lubricants closed 4 cents lower at 114.70 rupees. (COLOMBO, February 01, 2018)
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Re: Market Review

Postby newer1 » Fri Feb 02, 2018 8:40 am

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