The benchmark All Share Price Index (ASPI) crossed 7000 points mark today (06) for the first time since 24 November 2015 closing the trading day on 7,036.76 points.
The All-Share price index crossed the 7000 mark for the first time in October 2010 and reached its highest points mark, a record breaking 7,811.80 points on 14 February 2011.
According to the Colombo Stock Exchange, the Index and overall market activity has continued its upward momentum from 2020 onwards with the ASPI recording a growth of 4% in the first 3 days of 2021 and the market generating a total turnover of Rs. 18 billion.
The ASPI has recorded a 66% increase since reaching its lowest point in over a decade on May 12, 2020.