The All Share Price Index (ASPI) of the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) today recorded the highest single day points gain in history.
The CSE said the ASPI recorded a gain of 387.19 points.
The ASPI had reportedly recorded a growth of 363 points by mid-day trading today.
The index closed with 7,985 points at the close of trading.
The CSE said the S&P SL20 index on the other hand recorded a gain of 140.96 points, closing trading with 3180.24 points.
The gain comes after trading at the CSE was halted yesterday as a result of the ASPI and S&P SL20 crashing by over 5%. (Colombo Gazette)