Posts tagged BUKI

What the ATS upgrade taught us about the Colombo Stock Exchange

Feb. 27, 2012, 4:11 a.m. BUKI , Manipulation , Millennium , Short

Asia's best performing stock exchange of 2010 achieved that milestone partly because it's an exchange where short selling is disallowed. That's right, the Colombo Stock Exchange happens to be one of the most primitive around, incidentally it's leader contender for the title of world's dodgiest as we ...

Crawling Out of The Woodwork

Dec. 4, 2011, 12:24 p.m. BUKI , cse , sec , T-Bill

It was only six weeks ago that the Lanka Business Review had a piece by Shamindra Kulamannage on the Colombo Bourse: ...

Flash Crash of the CSE

Aug. 8, 2011, 1:28 p.m. ASI , BUKI , Candles , HNB , MPI , NYSE

It was the most interesting day of the year at the CSE. With in seconds of the opening, the Milanka Price index plummeted more than 4% when the index heavy Hatton National Bank (HNB) plunged from 220 to 120. Not as bad as the flash crash of the NYSE when the Dow plunged 9% and recovered but disturbi ...