Market Holidays from 25th to 27th March 2020

Wednesday, 25 March 2020 06:36

In view of the extension of the ongoing curfew in the districts of Colombo, Gampaha and Puttalam, the Colombo Stock Exchange has declared the period from 25th to 27th March 2020 as market holidays.

Understanding Market Halts

Monday, 23 March 2020 07:25

Halting trading of the market due to an extreme decline in a particular index during the day, as a result of the share prices falling rapidly, is a measure that is implemented by stock markets around the world.

In view of the extension of the ongoing curfew in the districts of Colombo, Gampaha and Puttalam, the Colombo Stock Exchange has declared 23rd and 24th March 2020 as market holidays.

Market Close - 20.03.2020 (Friday)

Friday, 20 March 2020 09:39

The Board of Directors of the CSE has decided to close the market today (Friday) 20th March 2020 at 12 Noon in view of the curfew imposed by the government to enable staff to travel to their homes.

The World Federation of Exchanges (“WFE”), the global industry group for exchanges and CCPs, has today issued a statement on coronavirus (Covid-19) and current market volatility.

Trading On 20th March 2020 (Friday)

Thursday, 19 March 2020 15:44

Trading on the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) will resume on Friday, 20th March 2020.

Trading On 19th March 2020 (Thursday)

Thursday, 19 March 2020 03:27

We write further to our Circular (No. 04-03-2020) dated 18th March 2020 regarding the above, notifying the decision taken by the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE), in consultation with the Securities & Exchange Commission of Sri Lanka (SEC), to resume trading on Thursday, 19th March 2020.

Trading On 19th March 2020 (Thursday)

Wednesday, 18 March 2020 15:19

Trading on the Colombo Stock Exchange will resume on Thursday, 19th March 2020.

Market Holiday On 18th March 2020

Wednesday, 18 March 2020 02:42

In view of the Government declaring a special public holiday for three (3) days effective from 17th March 2020 and requesting the private sector to follow suit, except for maintaining essential services which have been specified, and also considering the other preventive steps that have been taken by the Government today, the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE), in consultation with Securities and Exchange Commission of Sri Lanka, has decided that the CSE will remain closed on Wednesday, 18th March 2020 for Trading.

The people of Sri Lanka have once again voted for the country’s premier consumer durables retailer “Singer”, as the “Peoples Brand of the Year” for the 14th consecutive time at the recently concluded SLIM Nielson Peoples awards ceremony held at Waters Edge.

In view of the Government declaring a special public holiday for three (3) days effective from 17th March 2020, the Colombo Stock Exchange has declared Tuesday, 17th March 2020 as a market holiday.