Sri Lankan shares drop nearly 2% midday.

Sri Lanka shares fell over 2.3% in mid-morning trade on Tuesday (08) slipping for the fourth session dragged down by heavy index counters, Colombo Stock Exchange data showed.

Main All Share Price Index (ASPI) fell 2.38% or 201.89 points to 8,289.91 at 1130 hours.

Most liquid index S&P SL20 lost 2.41% or 62.37 points to 2,523.06.

Market generated a turnover of 576 million rupees.

Top losers were Expolanka, Richard Pieris and Lanka IOC.

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