The indices closed on a mixed note whilst the turnover crossed Rs 2.1 Bn. High net worth and institutional participation was witnessed in Hemas Power and Aitken Spence as block trades, accounting for 81% of the turnover. Mixed interested was seen in Union Bank, Seylan Bank nonvoting and Lanka IOC. Furthermore, retail interest was noted in Swisstek and HVA Foods.
During the week, the ASPI and S&P SL20 increased by 1.19% and 2.28% respectively.