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Sri Lankan stocks up, foreigners net buyers

Sep 28, 2017 18:39 PM GMT+0530 | 0 Comment(s)

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lankan stocks closed higher Thursday with foreign investors net buyers, taking stakes in Commercial Bank, Access Engineering and John Keells Holding, (JKH) brokers said.

The benchmark All Share Price Index ended up 14.07 points (0.22%) at 6,433.54 while the more liquid SP SL20 index closed at 3,682.89, up 10.05 points (0.29%).

Foreign investors were net buyers of Rs110.5 million worth of shares, accounting for over half the turnover.

Estimated net foreign buying was highest in JKH while the estimated highest net foreign selling was in Hemas Holdings, Asia Securities said.
(COLOMBO, Sept 28, 2017)


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