Sri Lanka stocks end 0.13-pct lower

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka stocks ended 0.13 percent lower on Wednesday from selling interest in Dialog, Hatton National Bank and Commercial Bank of Ceylon, provisional data showed.

Colombo’s All Share closed lower at 6.79 points, down to 5,375.75 and the S&P SL20 of more liquid stocks ended 0.52 percent lower, down 13.34 points to 2,551.97.

Market turnover was 222 million rupees, with 42 stocks gaining and 84 declining.

Dialog Axiata fell 20 cents to 8.70 rupees, Hatton National Bank was down 1.80 rupees to 164.00 rupees and Commercial Bank ended 70 cents lower at 90.80 rupees.

(COLOMBO, 8 May 2019-SB)


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