COLOMBO, July 19 (Reuters) - Sri Lankan shares closed at
their one-week high on Friday as investors bought diversified
shares including in market heavyweight John Keells Holdings .
The main share index ended 0.93 percent, or 55.61
points, firmer at 6,041.06, its highest closing since July 11.
Foreign investors sold net 184 million rupees ($1.40
million) in shares. But the bourse has seen a net inflow of
16.65 billion rupees year-to-date.
John Keells closed up 4.16 percent at 260.10 rupees.
Turnover was 719.1 million rupees ($5.46 million), bourse
data showed, well below this year's daily average of around 960
($1 = 131.7000 Sri Lanka rupees)
(Reporting by Shihar Aneez and Ranga Sirilal; Editing by
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