Colombo stock market returns to past glory as investors get bullish Source:–www.ft.lk ASPI crosses 8,000 points and turnover tops Rs. 6 b as bourse gains to 5-month high  Active investor play on Expolanka sees stock generating Rs. 40% of turnover or Rs. 2.5 b; share price gains Rs. 8.30 (15.23%) to close at Rs. 62.80 The Colombo stock market yesterday lived up to its true expectations or relived past glory generating over Rs. 6 billion turnover with strong investor play pushing indices up. The All Share Price Index gained by 0.7% or over 55 points to finally settle comfortable above 8,000 points at 8,022.55 points. The S&P SL20 gained higher by 1.7% or over 51 points. Turnover was a five-month high at Rs. 6.22 billion with 439 million shares traded. The Colombo bourse however continued to suffer from aggravated net foreign selling with Rs. 1 billion for the second consecutive ...

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