Sri Lanka national inflation hits 5.6-pct in October

Sri Lanka’s nationwide inflation hit an almost two-year high of 5.6 percent in October 2019, according to central bank data.

Ranil, Sajith both proposed as Sri Lanka opposition leader

Factions of the United National Party has proposed Ranil Wickremesinghe and Sajith Premadasa as opposition leader at meeting of the business committee of the parliament.

Sri Lanka rupee ends weaker, gilt yields gain

Sri Lanka’s rupee closed weaker at 179.50/70 to the dollar on Thursday, while gilt yields rose, dealers and brokers said.

Sri Lanka central bank warns of online ‘easy loan’ scams

Sri Lanka's central bank has warned the public to be vigilant of online scams usually done through offers of easy loan schemes that dupe bank customers to reveal passwords to their accounts from which money is then stolen.

Latest Last
US Dollar 179.2694 179.9096
UK Pound 231.3741 233.0639
Euro 198.4960 199.1689
Aus Dollar 122.2707 122.2216
Yen 1.6520 1.6553
Source: Central Bank/Indicative
Indian Rupee 2.4957 2.5012
Korea Won 0.1532 0.1541
Oman Rial 465.6409 467.2916
Saudi Riyal 47.8026 47.9714
UAE Dirham 48.8054 48.9796
Source: Central Bank/Indicative
S&P SL20 3,036.16 0.87-
CSE All Share 6,138.59 0.07-
Turnover Rs million. 2,046
Source: Central Bank/Indicative
3-m bill 7.57 7.57
6-m bill 7.67 7.65
12-m bill 8.40 8.36
5-yr bond 10.07 10.10
8-yr bond 10.29 10.30
Source: Central Bank/Indicative
Overnight Money 7.54 7.53
Gilt Repo 7.57 7.58
I-m SLIBOR 7.81 7.81
Source: Central Bank/Indicative

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