"The market is on dull mode. One reason is this being a long weekend and other is investors are waiting for clarificatio...
The market generated a turnover of 4.9 billion rupees.
The main stock index has risen 13.3% in the last 10 session.
2029 bonds sold at 26.91-pct
22 percent of the auction unsold
A guidance peg announced by Sri Lanka’s central bank for interbank transactions weakened by 14 cents to 360.94 rupees
Lanka IOC contributed around 40% or 1.99 billion to the market turnover.
Chevron Lubricants, Aitken Spence and Lanka IOC drove the market up
Index has been gaining due to political stability hopes
No firm two way quotes for bills or bonds and no trading
Gross profits rose 41 percent to 3.5 billion rupees in the quarter
It raised fuel prices in the quarter in line with the state-run fuel retailer due to sharp depreciation of the currency
The key stock index has gained 9.3% in the last 7 sessions.
Still market sees dollar shortage
Yields in government securities down for the second day after weekly treasury bill auction
Market gains on signs of political stability - analyst
ASPI up 163.10 points
Analysts said the President policy statement was a sentiment booster in the market.
Most primary dealers bid for three-month T-bills
Investors bought the risky assets despite high interest rates.
ASPI gained 126 points by 1140 hours
Market sees highest turnover in more than two months.
Despite US dollar shortage, rupee guidance rate remain steady
ASPI gained over 113.83 points at 1130 hours.
Turnover hit its highest since June 7
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