ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lankan stocks ended weaker Wednesday with the main index down 0.37 percent.
The All Share Price Index fell 21.88 points to end at 5,861.54 while the more liquid S&P SL20 index closed at 2,878.99, down 10.95 points or 0.38 percent. Turnover was 721 million rupees.
Browns Investments was the most actively traded stock closing at 4.60 rupees, down 20 cents or 4.17 percent.
Losses in Ceylon Tobacco Company, Lanka Orix Leasing Co. and Browns Investments dragged down the main index.
Ceylon Tobacco Plc closed 15.10 rupees down at 1200.00 rupees a share contributing most to the fall of the ASPI.
LOLC holdings plc closed 2.20 rupees down at 126.80 rupees a share. Browns Investment Plc, closed 0.20 rupees down at 4.60 rupees a share. (COLOMBO, 04 September, 2019)