ASPI crosses 8000 points mark; Hayleys announces subdivision of shares

The All Share Price Index (ASPI) of the Colombo Stock Exchange crossed the key psychological mark of 8,000 today gaining 246.80 points to end the day on 8,131.25 points.

For the first time in its history, the All Share Price Index has ended a trading day above 8,000 points today.

The S&P SL20 index which features the largest and most liquid stocks listed on the exchange also continued its upward momentum gaining 100.38 points to end on 3,196.73 points. Turnover hits a record 14.2 billion rupees.

Meanwhile, several group companies of Sri Lanka’s diversified Hayleys Group has decided to subdivide their shares.

The companies are THE KINGSBURY PLC, UNISYST ENGINEERING PLC, HAYLEYS FIBRE PLC, AMAYA LEISURE PLC, KELANI VALLEY PLANTATIONS PLC, HAYLEYS FABRIC PLC, TALAWAKELLE TEA ESTATES PLC, SINGER INDUSTRIES (CEYLON) PLC, HAYCARB PLC, SINGER (SRI LANKA) PLC, REGNIS(LANKA) PLC, ALUMEX PLC, DIPPED PRODUCTS PLC and HAYLEYS PLC.

Accordingly, Hayleys PLC will subdivide its every ordinary share into 10 ordinary shares but there will not be any change to the existing stated capital of the company.