Sri Lanka stocks marginally down in mid-day trade

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s stock market was marginally down within the first out of the trade on Monday (30), Colombo Stock Exchange data showed.

Analyst said that the market is extremely volatile with news of tax weighing in heavily, however, they are also trying to understand its applicability.

The main All Share Price Index (ASPI) fell 0.09 percent at 1130 hrs or 7.30 points to 8,308.25.

The most liquid index S&P SL20 fell 0.01 percent or 0.22 points to 2,732.02.

The stocks that dragged ASPI down were John Keells Holdings, Central Finance Company and Lanka IOC.



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