The S&P SL20 Index today made its highest daily percentage gain, since it was formed in 2012.
The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) said the S&P SL20 Index gained 5.25% during trading today.
The CSE added that the index closed at 1,847.71 points as trading concluded for the day.
Earlier this month, the CSE announced that trading will commence from 11 May.
The CSE halted operations in late March after the continuous islandwide Police curfew imposed due to the COVID-19 outbreak in Sri Lanka. (Colombo Gazette)