Sri Lankan shares ended marginally higher on Monday, driven by gains in financial and consumer staples' stocks.
* The CSE All-Share Index rose 0.10% to 7,215.60. The index has climbed 6.5% this year.
* Conglomerates LOLC and Browns Investments Plc were the top boosts to the index, rising 5.3% and 6.3%, respectively.
* Trading volumes jumped to 209.5 million from 42.4 million in the previous session.
* Foreign investors were net sellers in the equity market, offloading shares worth 277.4 million Sri Lankan rupees ($1.4 million), according to exchange data.
* Equity market turnover was 2.60 billion rupees, the data showed.
* The Sri Lankan rupee was quoted at 196.00 against the U.S. dollar as of 1145 GMT, according to Refinitiv data.
($1 = 196.0000 Sri Lankan rupees)
(Reporting by Sachin Ravikumar in Bengaluru; Editing by Vinay Dwivedi) ((firstname.lastname@example.org; +91 80 6182 2754; Twitter: @sachinr27;))