Sri Lanka’s stocks closed 0.59 percent higher on Friday, gaining on LOLC Holdings, provisional data showed.
The All Share Price Index (ASPI) of the Colombo Stock Exchange closed 35.95 points up at 6,122.64. The index gained throughout the day, ending at a daily-high.
The ASPI ended the Christmas week stronger. The index had opened at 6,044.73 and fell on Monday, before ending a 5-day retreat and rallying the last three days of the week.