Aitken Spence shows modest profit growth
Second quarter financial results of Aitken Spence
PLC released to the Colombo Stock Exchange on Tuesday, revealed Rs
1.24 b as profit-before-tax for the six months ended 30th September
2008. The diversified conglomerate disclosed Rs 792.4 m as profit
attributable to the shareholders, a growth of 4.6 per cent, compared
to the same period last year.
AMW to delist shares
Associated Motorways PLC now under the new
ownership of Al Futtaim Engineering LLC of United Arab Emirates has
applied to the Colombo Stock Exchange for the delisting of its
Market continues positive mode
The market continued to be in positive mode with
the ASPI gaining 56 points (+3%) to close at 1,929, while the MPI
moved up 82 points (+3.9%) to 2,187 points, though trading was
limited. Total turnover for the day was Rs 114.1 million.