Daily market turnover was LKR 676mn. Negotiated transactions were recorded in stocks such as Lanka Orix Finance (~18.7mn shares at LKR 3.30), Chevron Lubricants (430,400 shares at LKR 278.00), John Keells Holdings (410,900 shares at LKR 243.00) and Hayleys (100,000 shares at LKR 296.00). The aggregate value of total crossings amounted to 46% of the market turnover.
Accordingly John Keells Holdings with LKR 151mn, Chevron Lubricants with LKR 120mn and Lanka Orix Finance with LKR 78mn were the top contributors to the market turnover.
Furthermore The Finance non-voting (+1.3%), Lanka Orix Finance (+9.1%) and Commercial Leasing (+15.4%) emerged as heavily traded stocks while closed with price increases.
Foreign participation was 38%. At the end of the trading foreign investors were net sellers with a net outflow of LKR 42mn.
Cash map ended at 54%.