CSE has reported total turnover of Rs 6.39 billion at the end of Thursday’s trading. Heavy trading in HVA Foods Plc has contributed more than one billion rupees for the day’s turnover. 31,021,800 shares of HVA Foods changed hands during the trading session and closed 14.30 higher at Rs 33.60. Central Investments and Finance PLC (CIFL) which commenced its secondary market trading today, closed 2.10 higher than IPO price at Rs 12.10.
ASI was up by 16.74 points to close at 7030.85 while Milanka closed opposite direction at 6410.12, down 26.77 points. 88 stocks reported gains while 115 stocks closed lower than yesterday’s closing prices.
23,797,500 shares of Colombo Land and Development company Plc changed hands and closed at Rs 64.90, up 3.10. PC House and Panasian Power were among other heavily traded stocks for the day. Panasian Power closed unchanged at Rs 5.20 while PC House closed 1.40 higher at Rs 20.20. Union Bank was up by 1.40 to end the day at Rs 25.40.
The Lanka Hospital Corporation (LHCL) lost 10.50 to close at Rs 93.50. Three Acer Farms Plc lost six rupees to close at Rs 125.30. BFL closed at Rs 268.40, down 1.60.