ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s shares slipped over 2.5 percent in mid-day trade on Wednesday (16) dragged down by index heavy shares, Colombo Stock Exchange data showed.
“Earnings report of big counters are not so impressive this time and that’s bringing the market down,” analyst said.
The main All Share Price Index slipped 216.07 points to 8,075.45 at 1200 hours.
Most liquid index down 3.21 percent or 81.68 points to 2,463.60.
Market generated a turnover of 1.2 billion rupees.
Top losers were LOLC, Expolanka and Browns Investments. (Colombo/Nov16/2022)