Sri Lanka stocks close flat on six week low

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Oct 26, 2015 (LBO) – Sri Lankan stocks closed higher 0.03 percent on Monday low volumes traded, brokers said.

The Colombo benchmark All Share Price Index closed higher 1.99 points at7,083.48 up 0.03 percent. S&P SL20 closed 6.00 points higher at 3,827.83 higher 0.16 percent.

Turnover was 481 million rupees, down from 1.1 billion rupees with 58 stocks closing positive against 81 negative.

The main index showed gains in John Keells Holdings closing at 177.10 rupees, up 1.50 rupees and Sri Lanka Telecom closed at 48.70 rupees, up 0.70 rupees.

Hemas Holdings closed at 83.70 rupees, up 2.07 rupees.