Sri Lankan shares snapped two straight sessions of losses on Wednesday, boosted by gains in financial and industrial stocks.

* The CSE All-Share index rose 1.55% to end at 10,522.6 points.

* Commercial Leasing and Finance Plc and LOLC Development Finance rose 7.3% and 4.6%, respectively, to be the biggest boosts to the index.

* The equity market's turnover was 5.72 billion rupees, according to stock exchange data.

* Trading volume on the exchange fell to 364.0 million shares, from 673.1 million shares in the previous session.

* Foreign investors were net buyers in the equity market, picking up shares worth about 59.3 million rupees, as per exchange data.

* In the last 24 hours, the island-nation has reported 718 COVID-19 cases, taking the total to 546,653 with the death toll at 13,892, data from the country's health bureau showed.

* About 62.34% of the country's population is fully vaccinated so far, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.

(Reporting by Soumyajit Saha in Bengaluru; Editing by Aditya Soni) ((;))