Monday Sri Lankan shares closed up 0.22-pct.
The All Share Price Index closed at 7,190.77 up 0.22percent (15.9 points) while the Milanka Price Index of more liquid stocks closed at 7,121.28, down -0.18 percent (12.99 points).
Turnover was 3.2 billion rupees, according to provisional Colombo Stock Exchange statistics.
Laugfs Gas Plc (LGL) sustained its position on top as the top contributor to the turnover with an amount of Rs.433.2mn. Furthermore LGL turned out to be most actively traded counter during the day. In addition Colombo Fort Land and Building Company Plc (Rs.385.6mn) and Citrus Leisure Plc (Rs. 244.2mn) made notable contribution to the daily turnover.
Diversified sector, Power and Energy sector and Manufacturing sector were the mostly contributed to sectors to the daily turnover.
Meanwhile Singer Finance Plc, Ceylinco Securities & Financial Services Plc and Ceylon Grain Elevators Plc were the aggressively traded counters during the da
All Share Price Index Movements - 01.02.11
Milanka Price Index Movements - 01.02.11
There was a net foreign inflow of 21.8 million rupees as foreigners bought 191.2 million rupees worth of shares and sold 169.4 million rupees.