ASPI showed a continuous downtrend during the day closing in red at 6,572 losing 24 points. Both turnover and volume improved considerably while a low foreign participation led to a net foreign ouflow from the market. Price depreciation in 78 counters led by DIAL and SLTL weighted heavily on the index negating the effect of 47 positive contributors led by CCS and COMB.
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