Daily market turnover was LKR 414mn. John Keells Holdings recorded the highest turnover of LKR 65mn along with a negotiated deal of 0.1mn shares which changed hands at a price of LKR 246.00 per share. Further Commercial Bank with LKR 48mn and Hayleys with LKR 30mn were the next top contributors to the daily turnover. Another negotiated deal of 0.1mn shares at LKR 296.00 per share was recorded in Hayleys. The value of the crossings accounted only for 13% of the total market turnover.
Meanwhile finance sector stocks such as The Finance non-voting, Commercial Leasing and Nation Lanka Finance were among the mostly traded stocks during the day.
Foreign participation for the day was 22%. Foreign investors were net buyers with a net inflow of LKR 92mn.
Cash map ended at 55%.