Sri Lanka has a tough task in Geneva this year

Sri Lanka’s delegation to the United Nations Human Rights Commission’s 43rd session in Geneva has a tough task – it has to do a U-turn without making the wheels of the car fall off or crash into the nearest wall.

Rs 1000 wage for estate workers should be given immediately – Vadivel Suresh

United National Party (UNP) parliamentarian Vadivel Suresh today said that the government should take immediate steps to pay a minimum wage of Rs 1000 to the estate workers as it was promised by President Gotabaya Rajapksa during the presidential election.

UNHRC 30/1 resolution saved our soldiers- Mangala

MP Mangala Samaraweera said that it was the UNHRC 30/1 resolution that stopped international investigations against the brave soldiers who fought the war and their leaders.

Sri Lanka Rupee ends firmer, bond yields flat

Sri Lanka’s rupee ends firmer at 181.55/60 to the US dollar in the spot market on Thursday while bond yields remained flat, dealers said.

Latest Last
US Dollar 181.8976 181.6199
UK Pound 234.9662 236.0968
Euro 196.4403 196.1586
Aus Dollar 120.8982 121.6036
Yen 1.6350 1.6507
Source: Central Bank/Indicative
Indian Rupee 2.5405 2.5371
Korea Won 0.1519 0.1526
Oman Rial 472.4306 471.7339
Saudi Riyal 48.4983 48.4242
UAE Dirham 49.5209 49.4453
Source: Central Bank/Indicative
S&P SL20 2,788.31 -0.67
CSE All Share 5,830.51 -0.30
Turnover Rs million. 735.97
Source: Central Bank/Indicative
3-m bill 7.39 7.39
6-m bill 7.94 7.90
12-m bill 8.40 8.27
5-yr bond 9.48 9.34
8-yr bond 9.63 9.55
Source: Central Bank/Indicative
Overnight Money 6.99 6.99
Gilt Repo 7.03 7.06
I-m SLIBOR 7.33 7.34
Source: Central Bank/Indicative

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