Sri lanka News – Sri Lanka’s key stock index moved up over 1.6 percent on Friday (24), pushed up by the market heavyweight Expolanka shares, Colombo Stock Exchange data showed.
The main index All Share Price Index gained 1-61 percent or 121.38 points to 7,677.47 as of 1200 hours.
An analyst said the market was kept up mainly by Expolanka shares following its 8.19 rupee dividend for the year ending March 2023.
Market’s turnover was 977.4 million rupees.
Top gainers were Expolanka, LOLC and Hayleys Plc. (Colombo/June 24/2022)