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Sri Lanka shares lower at close of trade; CSE All-Share down 0.05%

Published 2018-09-17, 06:45 a/m
© Reuters.  Sri Lanka shares lower at close of trade; CSE All-Share down 0.05%
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Investing.com – Sri Lanka equities were lower at the close on Monday, as losses in the Trading, Manufacturing and Services sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Colombo, the CSE All-Share lost 0.05%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the CSE All-Share were PCH Holdings PLC (CM:PCHH), which rose 25.00% or 0.100 points to trade at 0.500 at the close. Associated Motor Finance Company PLC (CM:ASSO) added 19.72% or 78.90 points to end at 478.90 and Amana Takaful Life Ltd (CM:ANTK) was up 17.02% or 1.60 points to 11.00 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Tess Agro PLC (CM:TESS), which lost 16.67% or 0.100 points to trade at 0.500 in late trade. Muller & Phipps PLC (CM:MULL) declined 12.50% or 0.100 points to end at 0.700 and Dolphin Hotels PLC (CM:STAF) shed 11.36% or 3.10 points to 24.20.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 104 to 92 and 52 ended unchanged on the Colombo Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for November delivery was up 0.67% or 0.46 to $69.23 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in November rose 0.64% or 0.50 to hit $78.59 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 0.14% or 1.70 to trade at $1202.80 a troy ounce.

GBP/LKR was up 0.81% to 216.015, while USD/LKR rose 0.71% to 164.960.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.21% at 94.31.

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