ASPI: 7,145.59 (-2.27 pts; -0.03%); Val T/O: Rs. 335mn (US$2.50mn); Vol T/O: 19.1mn; Trades:5,719
Advance/decline ratio: 103/77; Top gainer: SEMB.X (+25.00%); Top loser: KGAL.N (-36.18%)
* The ASPI ended flat amid weak market turnover. Buying was seen in selected manufacturing, finance, banking, and diversified counters which lead turnover levels today.
* Banks, Finance & Insurance was the most actively traded sector (-0.16%)
* Telecommunications was the best performing sector (+1.32%), supported by gains on SLTL (+2.27%)
* Plantations was the worst performing sector (-3.93%), dragged down by a decline in KGAL (-36.18%) (JKSB)
Courtesy: The Island 21 July 2015