The Board of Directors of the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE), with the consultation of the Securities and Exchange Commission of Sri Lanka (SEC) have decided to extend the trading hours with effect from 01st November 2022 as set out below:

Pre-open session – 09.30 a.m to 10.00 a.m

Open Auction – at 10.00 a.m.

Regular Trading – will commence at 10.00 a.m.

Market close – 1.00 p.m.

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