The All Share Price Index (ASPI) benchmark last evening (25) crossed the 8,600 point mark to close at a new all-time high of 8,694.35 points. This is a rise from the previous day of trading of 230.92 points (or 2.73 percent).
The S&P SL20 index, which includes the largest and most liquid stocks listed on the stock exchange, also increased by 188.47 points (or 5.69%) to close at 3,500.82.
The day’s trading reported Rs.14.99 billion in turnover. Here, major contributions to the sales were made by Expolanka (Rs.1.80 billion), LOLC (Rs.1.64 billion), and John Keells Holdings (Rs.1.12 billion).
In the meantime, 126 businesses have positively contributed to ASPI’s benefit last evening. John Keells Holdings, LOLC, Expolanka, Melstacorp, and Dipped Products were the stocks that contributed most to ASPI’s benefit.