In yet another in a series of Market Opening Ceremonies, featuring the companies from the S&P SL20 index, the Managing Director of Nestlé Lanka PLC, Mrs. Shivani Hegde last week became the first woman to ring the Opening Bell signaling the commencement of stock market trading.

Here Hegde is seen ringing the Opening Bell flanked by Chairman of the Colombo Stock Exchange Vajira Kulatilaka (left) and CEO of the Colombo Stock Exchange Rajeeva Bandaranaike (right)