The top traded counters were Commercial Credit & Finance LKR 76.2 mn (+3.52%), Asian Alliance Insurance LKR 59.8 mn (+22.2%), Alufab LKR 34.0 mn (+4.96%), Hayleys LKR31.4 mn (0.0%) and Textured Jersey LKR 29.4 mn (-1.69%).
The market opened the week on a negative note due to selling on index weighted counters. Retailers were largely active in the market with Asian Alliance Insurance, Alufab and Textured Jersey attracting retail trading, whereas Commercial Credit was subject to foreign acquisition via a block trade.
Meanwhile institutional and high net worth investors were somewhat inactive in the market; however interest was seen in Hayleys.
Foreign inflows amounted to LKR 150.8 mn, whilst foreign outflows totalled to LKR 73.3 mn.
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