The bourse saw a sharp downward movement with both indices declining over 1%. Rather weak buying interest is dampening the market as selling pressure continues to increase. Bluechips led by JKH and dialog dominated turnover levels.
All Share Price Index declined by 1.07% to close at 6388.52 while the liquid Milanka Price Index declined by 1.36% to end the day at 5732.30.
Volumes increased by 27.7% to 73mn, whilst turnover increased by 28.6% to Rs.1.3bn.
The gainers list was led by Bimputh Lanka and Infrastructure while Miramar and S M B Leasing [W0016] led the Losers.
Bukit Darah topped the turnover list with Rs.91m to the day’s turnover whilst Dialog dominated the volume list with 10m shares.
A total of Rs.36mn net FII outflow was witnessed for the day.