CSE closes on positive footing with highest turnover since 1 Feb

The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) recorded its highest daily turnover of Rs. 7.4 billion, since the previous high of Rs. 23 billion recorded on 1 February 2021. Furthermore, the Rs. 6.2 billion crossing of Piramal Glass Ceylon PLC is recorded as the single largest transaction since 1 February 2021. The market further recorded a total share volume of 619,011,539.

The Benchmark All Share Price Index (ASPI) of the CSE closed at 7,115.12 points with an YTD market gain of 5.03%, while the S&P SL20 index, which features the largest and most liquid stocks listed on the exchange, closed at 2,881.67 points.