CSE to remain closed until curfew is lifted

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The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) is to remain closed for trading from April 01 until the curfew is lifted.

The extraordinary measures taken by the Government of Sri Lanka in order to contain the COVID-19 pandemic includes an extension of a country-wide curfew.

The Government has also given specific directions with regard to social distancing and the public has been asked to stay indoors, except for any engagements relating to the maintenance of certain essential services which have been specified.

“In view of the aforesaid and pursuant to a guidance received from the Securities and Exchange Commission of Sri Lanka in this regard, the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) will remain closed for Trading from 01st of April 2020 until the curfew is lifted,” the CSE’s Chief Regulatory Officer said in a circular.