Sri Lanka presidential elections called

Sri Lank's elections commission has sent a gazette notice calling Presidential elections to be printed tonight, the state information office said.

Sri Lanka govt performance audit, action tracker mooted by Ceylon Chamber

The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce has proposed an action tracker for all Sri Lanka government initiatives and mandatory performance audits along with a “sound” public communication strategy to try to revive the island economic growth.

Sri Lanka rupee closes weaker, bond yields down

The Sri Lanka rupee closed weaker at 180.70/80 to the US dollar on Wednesday, while bond yields eased, brokers and dealers said.

Sri Lanka stocks close lower, crossings dominate trade

Sri Lanka stocks closed 0.06 percent lower on Wednesday, with crossings (negotiated trades) dominating activity, provisional data showed.

Latest Last
US Dollar 180.8506 180.72
UK Pound 222.1750 220.17
Euro 199.4149 199.69
Aus Dollar 123.9369 121.32
Yen 1.6919 1.6970
Source: Central Bank/Indicative
Indian Rupee 2.5243 2.5607
Korea Won 0.1515 0.1491
Oman Rial 469.7357 457.7655
Saudi Riyal 48.2101 46.9872
UAE Dirham 49.2358 47.9812
Source: Central Bank/Indicative
S&P SL20 2,983.45 41.541.37
CSE All Share 5,935.34 16.410.28
Turnover Rs billion. 1.10
Source: Central Bank/Indicative
3-m bill 8.22 8.39
6-m bill 8.39 8.61
12-m bill 8.59 8.83
5-yr bond 9.85 10.26
8-yr bond 10.08 10.50
Source: Central Bank/Indicative
Overnight Money 7.70 7.70
Gilt Repo 7.80 7.80
I-m SLIBOR 8.20 8.20
Source: Central Bank/Indicative

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