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Daily Stock Update: Stocks close the day in red

Aug 9, 2011 6:59:42 AM - itnnews.lk

Trading at the Colombo Stock Exchange closed the day in red.

The All Share Price index saw a decline of 56.78 points or 0.83% to close at 6,750.19.

Meanwhile, the Milanka index closed at 6,107.82 after plunging 90.19 points or 1.46%.

A total of over 117 million shares were traded today, while turnover was tagged at 2.47 billion rupees.

The day’s top gainer was East-West Properties, gaining 8.80 rupees or 33.98 percent and closing at 34.90 rupees. John Keells Holdings dropped 40 cents or 0.21 percent closing at 194.10 rupees.