May 25, 2020

CSE to extend trading hours

The Colombo Stock Exchange has announced that trading hours will be extended from tomorrow (May 26).

In a media release the CSE notes : 

Consequent to the announcement made by the Government that the curfew will be effective only between 10.00 pm to 4.00 am daily in all districts with effect from 26th May 2020 and the requests made by industry stakeholders to extend trading hours, the CSE has decided to extend the trading hours from Tuesday 26th May 2020 as set out below :

Pre-open session - from 10.30 a.m. to 11.00 a.m.
Open Auction - at 11.00 a.m.
Regular Trading - will commence after the Open Auction at 11.00 a.m.
Market close - at 2.30 p.m.