ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) will resume trading on Thursday after being closed for two consecutive days amid curfew and closure of banks
The curfew has been lifted from 0700 hours on Thursday but will be reimposed at 1400 hours, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s media division has announced.
The trading will be from 1030 hours to 1230 hours, the CSE said in a statement.
Sri Lanka imposed a curfew after violent clashes killed at least 9 and injured nearly 300.
The clashes erupted following resigned prime minister Mahinda Rajapaksa’s supporters who attacked unarmed protesters in Colombo. (Colombo/May12/2022)