Cambodia Securities Exchange (CSX) continued to extend gains on the second day of trading in 2019, rising 14.01 points, or 2.86 percent, to 503.36 points amid robust trading.
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At 11am, CSX ended daily trade with 35,267 shares changing hands for a total value of $42,915 (172.09 million riel).
“This is the first time the CSX index surpassed (500 points) since July 3, 2015, when the index closed at 518.79 points,” said the exchange CEO Jong Weon Ha in a statement.
SBI Royal Securities Research Plc said local individual investors sold
45 percent and bought back 16 percent of the total trading volume whereas foreigner investors sold 54 percent and re-bought 84 percent.
Meanwhile, industrial land developer Phnom Port Special Economic Zone PLC (PPSP) was the most active counter with 16,286 shares transacted. The stock rose 100 riel or 3.45 percent to close at 3,000 riel for a market capitalisation of $53.40.
State-owned Sihanoukville Autonomous Port (PAS) grew 120 riel or 1.15 percent, closing at 10,580 riel, giving it a market capitalisation of $224.72.