CSE to remain closed for trading from tomorrow until curfew is lifted

Mar 31, 2020 (LBO) – Colombo Stock Exchange will remain closed for trading from 01 April 2020 until the curfew is lifted, the exchange said in a notice.

CSE further stated that the decision has been taken pursuant to a guidance received from the Securities and Exchange Commission.

The extraordinary measures taken by the government in order to contain the COVID-19 pandemic includes an extension of a country-wide curfew.

The government has also given specific directions with regard to social distancing and the public has been asked to stay indoors, except for any engagements relating to the maintenance of certain essential services that have been specified.