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Sri Lanka stocks higher at close of trade; CSE All-Share up 0.17%

Published 11/24/2016, 05:45 AM
© Reuters.  Sri Lanka stocks higher at close of trade; CSE All-Share up 0.17%

Investing.com – Sri Lanka stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the Beverages & Tobacco, Land & Property and Power & Energy sectors led shares higher.

At the close in Colombo, the CSE All-Share added 0.17%.

The best performers of the session on the CSE All-Share were SMB Leasing PLC (CM:SEMB), which rose 16.67% or 0.1000 points to trade at 0.7000 at the close. Meanwhile, Ceylon Cold Stores PLC (CM:CCS) added 14.74% or 109.20 points to end at 850.00 and Kalamazoo Systems PLC (CM:KZOO) was up 13.68% or 118.40 points to 984.00 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Capital Alliance Finance PLC (CM:CAFL), which fell 11.21% or 1.20 points to trade at 9.50 at the close. Standard Capital PLC (CM:SING) declined 10.99% or 8.90 points to end at 72.10 and Printcare PLC (CM:CARE) was down 10.83% or 3.90 points to 32.10.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Colombo Stock Exchange by 85 to 80 and 41 ended unchanged.

Shares in Ceylon Cold Stores PLC (CM:CCS) rose to all time highs; gaining 14.74% or 109.20 to 850.00.

Crude oil for January delivery was up 0.08% or 0.04 to $47.98 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in January unchanged 0.00% or 0.00 to hit $48.95 a barrel, while the December Gold contract fell 0.08% or 0.95 to trade at $1186.85 a troy ounce.

GBP/LKR was down 0.02% to 185.780, while USD/LKR rose 0.09% to 149.440.

The US Dollar Index was down 0.05% at 101.68.

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