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Stocks & Companies

Sri Lanka stocks close down, banks steady

Dipped Products Plc saw investor interest (Rs115mn) and the share closed up at 33.50.

May 17, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka's Bimputh Finance changes name

Decided to change the company name as Bimputh Lanka Investments PLC

May 17, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close down, interest in JKH

Turnover was down at 1.4 billion. This was its lowest since April 22.

May 16, 2024 1 min read

Some individuals making claims to cause stock market downturn: President

"When they made this type of statements the stock market will face a down turn on the following day."

May 16, 2024 2 min read
Sri Lanka stocks close down, selling pressure on banks

"Market was a bit volatile today, and there was some profit-taking seen,"

Sri Lanka stocks close down, driven by political uncertainty

Turnover was 3.3 billion.

Sri Lanka cigarette taxes down amid legal sales fall in 2024 March quarter

Turnover linked taxes fell to 31.7 billion rupees from 34.2 billion rupees

May 14, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close down, turnover drops to 1.7bn

Turnover was the lowest in two weeks at 1.7 billion. The capital goods sector brought in most

May 13, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close up, turnover at Rs2.5bn

Turnover was at 2.5 billion. Capital goods (Rs680mn) and banks (Rs665mn) brought in the most turnover.

May 10, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close up, Dialog, banks drive turnover

Banks saw renewed interest and nearly all banking shares closed up in the day.

May 9, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka SEC approves scholars to certify Islamic securities

The SEC considers this as an essential step to satisfy the needs of Islamic investors

May 9, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close down, selling on diversified financials

Turnover was at 2.2 billion.

May 8, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka's Browns to buy Lipton in Kenya, Tanzania and Rwanda

Browns Investments said it had reached an agreement to buy Lipton tea companies in Kenya, Tanzania and Rwanda

May 7, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close marginally down, turnover at Rs2bn

Most bank shares closed down, as well as several index heavyweights

May 7, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close down amidst profit taking, interest in Sunshine

Turnover was lower than the preceding week at 2.1 billion.

May 6, 2024 2 min read

IFC to invest Rs3.7bn in Sri Lanka's Sunshine Healthcare

Sunshine Holdings will make further announcements on the dilution of its holding in the future

May 3, 2024 1 min read
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Sri Lanka stocks close up, interest in Bukit Darah

Turnover was considerably lower than the preceding days at 2.4 billion.

May 3, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close down, possible profit-taking

The Colombo Stock Exchange closed down on Thursday, data on its site showed.

May 2, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close up, capital goods drive turnover

Turnover was at 3.8 billion. 1.2 of this came from the capital goods sector.

April 30, 2024 1 min read

Fitch affirms Sri Lanka's UB Finance rating at 'BB(lka)'

The rating agency expects the proposed rights issue to bridge UBF's regulatory capital shortfall.

April 29, 2024 5 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close up, turnover tops 4bn for a second day

Turnover was at 4.1 billion. 1.2 of this came from the capital goods sector.

April 29, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close up, capital goods drive turnover

Turnover was at 4.1 billion. 1.4 of this came from the capital goods sector.

April 26, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close up, market gets bullish

Banks were driving this bullishness. Tourism sector also attracted interest.

April 25, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close up, small caps see buying interest

"There was a run on penny stocks, possibly because banking stocks had slowed down," market participants said.

April 24, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks up on financials, retail buying

Foreigners bought a net of 44 million worth shares

April 22, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka's Softlogic says restructuring debt, seeking investors for hotels, ODEL

One key strategy is the disposal of identified assets, phasing out certain sectors of the Group, and infusing equity

April 20, 2024 3 min read
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