January, 21, 2021
The main index of the Colombo Stock Exchange, the All Share Price Index (ASPI) crossed the 8,000 point mark for the first in history today (21) , breaking all the previous records. The ASPI gained 246.80 points (or 3.13%) closing the day on 8,131.25.
Meanwhile, The S&P SL20 index, which includes the 20 largest and most liquid stocks also increased by 120.70 points (3.90%) to close at 3,217.05.
The day’s trading recorded a turnover of Rs.14.2 billion. This is the highest daily turnover recorded for this year. Here, Dipped Products (Rs.1.77 billion) and Hayleys (Rs.1.30 billion) made significant contributions to the turnover.