© Reuters. Sri Lanka stocks lower at close of trade; CSE All-Share down 0.40%.
Investing.com– Sri Lanka stocks were lower after the close on Wednesday, as losses in the, and sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Colombo, the fell 0.40% to strike a new 1-month low.
The best performers of the session on the were Central Investments and Finance PLC (CM:-RRB-, which rose 20.00% or 0.100 indicate trade at 0.600 at the close. Meanwhile, Commercial Leasing & & Finance PLC (CM:-RRB- added 11.43% or 0.400 indicate end at 3.900 and Indo Malay PLC (CM:-RRB- was up 11.33% or 188.00 indicate 1847.00 in late trade.
The worst entertainers of the session were Kelani Valley Plantations PLC (CM:-RRB-, which fell 10.03% or 6.20 points to trade at 55.60 at the close. Huejay International Investments PLC (CM:-RRB- decreased 7.79% or 4.70 indicate end at 55.60 and Lighthouse Hotel PLC (CM:-RRB- was down 7.23% or 4.30 indicate 55.20.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Colombo Stock Exchange by 106 to 59 and 48 ended the same. Petroleum for August delivery was up 1.08% or 0.54 to $50.39 a barrel. Somewhere else in commodities trading, Brent oil for shipment in August rose 0.95% or 0.48 to strike $51.10 a barrel, while the August Gold contract fell 0.37% or 4.75 to trade at $1267.75 a troy ounce. GBP/LKR was up 0.07% to 215.585, while USD/LKR increased 0.62% to 147.015. The US Dollar Index was down 0.35% at 93.83. Disclaimer: Combination Media wish to remind you that the information consisted of in this website is not always real-time nor precise. All CFDs (stocks, indexes, futures) and Forex prices are not supplied by exchanges however rather by market makers, and so costs might not be accurate and might vary from the actual market price, suggesting prices are a sign and not suitable for trading functions. Therefore Blend Media does n`t bear any responsibility for any trading losses you may incur as a result of using this data. Blend Media or anybody involved with Combination Media will decline any liability for loss or damage as an outcome of reliance on the information consisting of information, quotes, charts and buy/sell signals included within this site. Please be completely notified relating to the risks and costs associated with trading the monetary markets, it is one of the riskiest financial investment forms possible.