Stocks recorded the biggest fall since April 21st attacks

Stocks recorded the biggest fall since April 21st attacks

Written by Staff Writer

08 Jan, 2020 | 9:05 pm

Colombo (News 1st): Sri Lankan Stocks today (January 8) recorded the biggest fall since the April 21st attacks in 2019 due to the investor’s panic reaction after the face-off between Iran and the United States of America.

The ASPI closed 127.25 points down to 5898.84 recordings a drop of 2.11% The S&P index recorded a drop of 58.58 closings at 2799.41 down by 2.05% Today is the 5th consecutive day that the Colombo Stock Exchange recorded losses to a 3 month low. The market turnover at the CSE today was recorded at Rs. 624.44 million.

The Exchange rates today were as follows;

USD/LKR

  • Buy – 179.3748
  • Sell – 183.0439

GBP/LKR

  • Buy – 234.3752
  • Sell – 241.6604

EUR/LKR

  • Buy – 198.8393
  • Sell – 205.6283

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