Sri Lankan stocks end lower, foreigner sell
ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lankan stocks closed lower on Wednesday with turnover boosted by a crossing or off-the-floor negotiated deal in Tokyo Cement, while foreign investors were net sellers, brokers said.
The ASPI is up 2.1 percent this year, while the SP SL20 is up 5.1 percent.
Asia Securities said foreign investors were net sellers of 263.8 million rupees worth of shares, with estimated net foreign selling topping in Aitken Spence. Estimated net foreign buying was mainly in John Keells Holdings.
(COLOMBO, Sept 6, 2017)