ASPI was on a short-lived sideway movement during the early hours reaching intra-day high of 6,443 followed by a downtrend and moved between 26 points to close at 6,421 losing 16 points. Despite the increased volumes, turnover declined while a low foreign participation led to a marginal net foreign outflow from the market. Price decline in 85 counters led by big cap JKH weighted heavily on the index negating the effect of 44 positive contributors led by big cap CTC.
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