Omega Line in US$24mn Sri Lanka lingerie factory expansion

Omega Line, which makes lingerie sold by Italian brands, plans to expand its Sri Lankan factory with an investment of about 24 million US dollars, the investment promotion agency said.


Sri Lanka rupee ends firmer, gilt yields marginally up

Sri Lanka’s rupee closed stronger at 181.55/65 to the US dollar on Tuesday gaining fifteen cents, while bond yields were marginally up and stocks closed 0.28 percent higher, brokers and dealers said.


Sri Lanka turning from culture of secrecy to transparency with RTI law

Sri Lanka's Right to Information Commission (RTI Commission) said it has seen an encouraging increase in appeals by people seeking information under the new law with a culture of secrecy turning to a culture of transparency.


Sri Lanka’s central bank warns of forex trading scams

Sri Lanka's central bank has issued a warning on illegally forex trading scams operated by some companies where people have lost money.

Latest Last
US Dollar 181.8116 181.9793
UK Pound 235.9551 234.9808
Euro 202.7472 203.0434
Aus Dollar 124.8591 124.9015
Yen 1.6734 1.6772
Source: Central Bank/Indicative
LATEST LAST
Indian Rupee 2.5638 2.5598
Korea Won 0.1551 0.1548
Oman Rial 472.2441 472.6796
Saudi Riyal 48.4728 48.5175
UAE Dirham 49.4975 49.5431
Source: Central Bank/Indicative
PTS %
S&P SL20 2,926.77 +0.48
CSE All Share 5,880.40 +0.28
Turnover Rs million. 968
Source: Central Bank/Indicative
LATEST LAST
3-m bill 7.70 7.66
6-m bill 7.75 7.75
12-m bill 8.37 8.36
5-yr bond 10.19 10.22
8-yr bond 10.43 10.44
Source: Central Bank/Indicative
TODAY YESTERDAY
Overnight Money 7.51 7.57
Gilt Repo 7.52 7.60
I-m SLIBOR 7.81 7.81
Source: Central Bank/Indicative

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