Sri Lanka’s All Share index crosses 6,000 points

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s All Share index crossed the psychological 6,000-point barrier briefly on Tuesday surging 0.94 percent a little after 11 a.m. up 55.82 points from the previous close.

The S&P SL20 of more liquid stocks which crossed 3,000 points early Monday was up 1.36 percent, gaining 41.71 points to 3,100.30.

Stocks are continuing to extend a three-day surge despite the country plunging in to constitutional crisis.

On Friday the benchmark index gained 1.1 percent and then surged 1.9 percent on Monday.

So far in the day, 100 stocks have gained against 19 that declined.

John Keells Holdings was leading the surge gaining 4.93 percent, up 7 rupees to 148.90 rupees.

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