Strong pickup in the market was observed with the start of a new month. Crossings in Amaya Leisure and Hayleys both amounting to Rs.2.6Bn each accounted for 60% of the day’s turnover.
All Share Price Index gained by 1.05% to close at 6951.50 while the liquid Milanka Price Index gained by 1.09% to end the day at 6301.76.
Volumes increased by 36.9% to 175m, whilst turnover increased by 77.9% to Rs.8.8Bn.
The gainers list was led by Singalanka and Miramar while S M B Leasing [W 0016] and S M B Leasing [W 0015] led the Losers.
Hayleys topped the turnover list with Rs.2.7Bn to the day’s turnover whilst Tess Agro dominated the volume list with 32m shares.
A total of Rs.65m net FII outflow was witnessed for the day.