Colombo indices show losses
Colombo indices were marginally up early on Wednesday pushed by Dialog shares, but as predicted by some stock analysts they lost ground during the late morning.
“The 112,200 shares traded in Dialog helped the All Share Index (ASI) up by 9.41 points in the morning but there was some selling coming in towards the latter part of the morning,” an analyst said. Dialog traded at Rs 6.75 and was up by 25 cents to stand at Rs 7 during early trades. During this time, the ASI was down by 9.64 points to 1,744.29 and Milanka eased by 13.53 to 1,951.71. The turnover was at Rs 34.4 million at the time..