John Keells Holdings campaigns against gender-based violence

John Keells Holdings Plc, Sri Lanka's largest conglomerate, said it conducted a campaign against gender based violence on November 25 2019.


Sri Lanka can resume high growth path, cut more taxes: Mark Mobius

Sri Lanka can resume a high growth seen before a recent slowdown with the right policies, and more taxes should be cut, emerging markets investor Mark Mobius said after the island halved sales tax from 15 to 08 percent and reduced personal income tax.


Sri Lanka interest rates should go down, currency will not fall: Mark Mobius

Sri Lanka's interest rates should go down, but the rupee will not fall, because the strength of the currency is based on confidence, not just rates, Mark Mobius, an emerging market investor said in a prediction.


Sri Lanka invites more investments, tourists from China

Hi-tech Chinese companies should invest in Sri Lanka and more tourists could also visit the island now that the sector has recovered from a setback from Easter Sunday attacks, State Minister for International Co-operation Susil Premajayantha said.


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US Dollar 179.9723 179.4674
UK Pound 231.3454 231.8270
Euro 198.4195 198.5538
Aus Dollar 122.3632 121.8763
Yen 1.6545 1.6519
Source: Central Bank/Indicative
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Indian Rupee 2.5073 2.5013
Korea Won 0.1531 0.1524
Oman Rial 467.4666 466.1551
Saudi Riyal 47.9926 47.8554
UAE Dirham 48.9967 48.8593
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PTS %
S&P SL20 3,003.95 0.60-
CSE All Share 6,083.74 0.58-
Turnover Rs million. 662
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3-m bill 7.49 7.57
6-m bill 7.69 7.67
12-m bill 8.32 8.40
5-yr bond 9.64 10.07
8-yr bond 9.90 10.29
Source: Central Bank/Indicative
TODAY YESTERDAY
Overnight Money 7.53 7.54
Gilt Repo 7.54 7.54
I-m SLIBOR 7.82 7.82
Source: Central Bank/Indicative

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