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GETTING STARTED

To start trading in Colombo Stock Exchange, you need to open a CDS account with us. Once you have setup your account, you can then place share trades with your investment advisor who will execute it on your behalf or you can directly place orders thorough our online trading platforms.

OPEN AN ACCOUNT

If you are a resident individual, you need to fill

  • CDS Form 01
  • CDS Form 01(A)
  • LSL KYC Form
  • Joint Application (optional)

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and submit along with

  • Proof of identity: A clear photo copy of National Identity Card or A copy of a valid Passport
  • Proof of residence: A latest copy within 3 months of proof of address is required.
  • Copy of the NIC could be used as a proof only if you are still residing in the address appearing in the NIC.

Please affix the company seal (embossment) and the rubber stamp under the item No: 05 in the account opening form CDS 02 and CDS 02 (A) and please place in the LSL KYC form too.

Please note that faxes or scanned copies are not accepted.

You can download the relevant application forms by following the link or alternatively visit any of our offices and collect the necessary forms.

If you have any difficulty in getting started, please contact our Documentation Division call us on +94-11-4706757.

CDS account confirmation

After submitting all necessary documents (Account Opening application), you will receive a confirmation of your newly registered CDS account number via post.

Change of CDS account details

  • In the event of change of CDS Account Number, Name and Title a request letter and the proof of such change is required.
  • If you wish to change your address appearing in the CDS Account a letter requesting the change and a latest copy within 3 months of any utility bill such as ( C/A Statement, Tel. Bill, Credit Card Statement, Pension Slips ). Proof should be provided for the applicants Permanent Address.
Updated as at : 17th November 2017
Daily Market Statistics
  Today Previous Change %
ASPI

6483.55

644898 0.54
S&P SL 20

3798

3762.40 0.95

Turnover (LKR mn)

718 1015 -29 
Market Cap (LKR bn) 2949 2933  
Net Foreign Inflow (LKR mn) -93 287  
Market PE (x)

10.0

10.0

 

 

 

 

 

CSE Statistics
  YTD 2016 2015
Return on ASPI

4.10

-9.7 -5.5
Net foreign inflow (LKR mn) 19,686 384 -5370

 

 

Exchange Rates
Currency   Buying (Rs.) Selling (Rs.)
Dollar (USA)  

151.62

155.42
Pound (UK)   199.97 206.71
Euro (EU)   178.04 184.71
Yen (Japan)   1.34 1.39
Dollar (Australia)  

114.18

119.28
Dollar (Singapore)   111.51 115.58
Rupee (India)  

2.36

 
Treasury Bill Rates
  This Week Previous Week Change(bps)
3M

 8.54

8.67  0.13
6M 8.93  9.02 0.09 
12M  9.46 9.44 0.02
Inflation Rate

 

 

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