Market remains strong, turnover tops Rs 1.2 b
The market continued to remain strong with the ASPI up by 13 points
(+0.3 percent) to end at 4,243 while the more liquid MPI gained 32
points (+0.7 percent) to close at 4,774.
Turnover for the day was Rs 1.2 billion with Environmental Resource
Investments W0000 accounting for Rs 174 million of the business.
Yesterday was the last trading day for the warrant which will be
converted to shares on the payment of Rs 22.00 to the company.
The warrant ended at Rs 56.00, while the share closed trading for the
day at Rs 87.25. John Keells Holdings saw renewed buying at Rs 121
million worth of shares changed hands.
The share ended the day at Rs 185.50.
Aitken Spence and Company saw Rs 56 million worth of business as the
share gained Rs 49.00 to close at Rs 1,499.25. Lanka IOC gained Rs 2.50
to close at Rs 21.75, a change of 13 percent, as 1.8 million shares
changed hands. First Guardian Equities