The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) will be open for trading today (26) despite the imposition of curfew in Fort, where it is situated, and other parts of Colombo, unlike the previous Covid-19-imposed curfew period earlier this year. CSE Chairman Dumith FernandoCSE Chairman Dumith Fernando confirmed this to The Morning Business last (25) evening. “Yes, we plan to stay open for trading. With the new online account opening feature offered by the CSE mobile app, prospective investors can begin investing instantly with their account opening, trading, and settlements, and monitor their accounts remotely. Even during the previous lockdown, most banks remained open as they were deemed essential services.
Source: The Nation October 25, 2020 22:41 UTC