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Stock market turnover swells to Rs. 8.7 b

Sep 1, 2011 6:09:18 AM - www.ft.lk


The turnover at the Colombo stock market today swelled to a high Rs. 8.7 billion owing to several strategic deals.

Among them were Hayleys Plc buying control of Amaya Leisure whilst Dhammika Perera buying additional 10% stake in Hayleys Plc.

Overall positive sentiments saw both indices close on the up with over 1% gain.