Investing.com – Sri Lanka equities were higher at the close on Friday, as gains in the , and sectors propelled shares higher.
At the close in Colombo, the added 0.54%.
The biggest gainers of the session on the were SMB Leasing PLC (CM:), which rose 16.67% or 0.1000 points to trade at 0.7000 at the close. Softlogic Finance PLC (CM:) added 16.46% or 5.20 points to end at 36.80 and Amana Takaful PLC (CM:) was up 14.29% or 0.100 points to 0.800 in late trade.
Biggest losers included Ceylon Printers PLC (CM:), which lost 20.66% or 18.90 points to trade at 72.60 in late trade. Serendib Land PLC (CM:) declined 12.25% or 181.50 points to end at 1300.20 and City Housing and Real Estate Company PLC (CM:) shed 9.09% or 0.60 points to 6.00.
Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 113 to 75 and 57 ended unchanged on the Colombo Stock Exchange.
In commodities trading, Crude oil for December delivery was up 1.32% or 0.73 to $55.87 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in January rose 0.86% or 0.53 to hit $61.89 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 0.43% or 5.50 to trade at $1283.70 a troy ounce.
GBP/LKR was up 0.49% to 203.760, while USD/LKR rose 0.07% to 153.770.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.28% at 93.58.
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