Monday, June 1, 2009

Investors on upbeat

By Quintus Perera – Asian Tribune

(AT)Acuity – HNB Stockbrokers Research in their weekly market review indicated that indices continued to head north on healthy activity levels as more favorable news came in during the week boosting investor sentiment further. Gains accelerated on Thursday after Sri Lanka was voted in favour at the UN human rights council’s session on Wednesday. The All Share Price Index (ASPI) ended the week up 69.2 points or 3.2% at 2216.0 points while the liquid Milanka Price Index (MPI) ended 52.9 points or 2.1% higher at 2519.8 points. Full text