Sri Lanka shares lower at close of trade; CSE All-Share down 0.07%

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Sri Lanka shares lower at close of trade; CSE All-Share down 0.07%
Credit: © Reuters. – Sri Lanka equities were lower at the close on Wednesday, as losses in the Services , Telecoms and Footwear & Textile sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Colombo, the CSE All-Share fell 0.07%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the CSE All-Share were PC Pharma PLC (CM: PCPH ), which rose 100.00% or 0.1000 points to trade at 0.2000 at the close. Capital Alliance Finance PLC (CM: CAFL ) added 46.52% or 8.70 points to end at 27.40 and Multi Finance PLC (CM: MULT ) was up 24.39% or 3.00 points to 15.30 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Serendib Land PLC (CM: SLND ), which lost 24.95% or 369.70 points to trade at 1112.00 in late trade. Eden Hotel Lanka PLC (CM: EDEN ) declined 8.85% or 1.70 points to end at 17.50 and Anilana Hotels & Properties Ltd (CM: ANIL ) shed 7.69% or 0.100 points to 1.200.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 109 to 66 and 49 ended unchanged on the Colombo Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for October delivery was up 0.95% or 0.46 to $48.69 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in November rose 0.74% or 0.40 to hit $54.67 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 0.43% or 5.70 to trade at $1338.40 a troy ounce.

GBP/LKR was down 0.06% to 202.850, while USD/LKR rose 0.09% to 152.990.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.08% at 91.82.

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