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ASPI surpasses 12,000

The All Share Price Index (ASPI) crossed the 12,000 mark last Friday (24) for the first time in the history of the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE), marking another historic milestone.

The ASPI closed at 12,070.68 points, up 119.45 points from the previous close.

More than 175 million shares were traded overall within the day and the market turnover was recorded as Rs. 2.84 billion.

Meanwhile, the S&P SL20 Index closed at 4,255.63 points last Friday, up by 0.14% from the previous day.

Last Friday’s trading session was carried on for 90 minutes and was closed at 12.30 p.m. due to the additional half holiday declared by the CSE in view of the Christmas festival.