Investing.com – Sri Lanka stocks were lower after the close on Thursday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Colombo, the lost 0.25%.
The best performers of the session on the were Adam Investments Ltd (CM:), which rose 25.00% or 0.100 points to trade at 0.500 at the close. Meanwhile, Kelsey Developments PLC (CM:) added 24.93% or 9.40 points to end at 47.10 and Union Chemicals Lanka PLC (CM:) was up 22.83% or 92.90 points to 499.90 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Serendib Land PLC (CM:), which fell 17.32% or 256.70 points to trade at 1225.00 at the close. East West Properties PLC (CM:) declined 5.43% or 0.70 points to end at 12.20 and Marawila Resorts PLC (CM:) was down 4.76% or 0.100 points to 2.000.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Colombo Stock Exchange by 93 to 80 and 60 ended unchanged.
Shares in Marawila Resorts PLC (CM:) fell to all time lows; falling 4.76% or 0.100 to 2.000.
Crude oil for November delivery was down 1.13% or 0.59 to $51.45 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in December fell 1.03% or 0.60 to hit $57.55 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 0.48% or 6.21 to trade at $1289.21 a troy ounce.
GBP/LKR was down 0.16% to 202.200, while USD/LKR rose 0.01% to 153.660.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.23% at 93.09.
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