The All Share Price Index closed ended at 5,590.90 points on a marginal drop of 0.02% (1.13 points), while the more liquid, Milanka Price Index was down by 0.55% (29.12 points) to end the day at 5,219.72 points. The S&P SL 20 Index rose by 0.49% (14.73 points) to end at 3,041.23 points.
Market turnover was at Rs 1.9 billion over a volume of 140.15 million shares. The top turnover generators for the day were HVA Foods PLC, Serendib Hotels PLC, Citrus Leisure PLC, Commercial Bank non voting , and Pan Asia Bank. These counters accounted for 32% of the total market turnover. Foreign participation of total market turnover was 10.57% and net foreign buying was Rs. 247.7 million.