Wednesday, January 13, 2010
SRI LANKA SHARES DOWN ON PROFIT TAKING
07/01/2010 - Sri lankan shares ended lower today mainly due to profit taking by the investors. Sri lanka share market ranked world's second best performing market next to Russia & became the best performing market in Asia for the year 2009.
The bench mark index ASI was down by 30.80 points & closed at 3478.56 & more liquid millanka price index was down by 40.68 points to close at 4001.24. Turn over for the day Rs 1.6 b.n. down from previous day's turnover of Rs 6.0.b.n. Foreign purchases were Rs 980 m.n & foreign sales were Rs 1.0 b.n.