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Sri Lanka bond yields close lower

Central Bank’s guidance peg for interbank US dollar transactions appreciated by 17 cents to 361.97 rupees

February 3, 2023 1 min read
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Sri Lanka shares end at 4-month high on high turnover, foreign buying; Paris Club news helps

The positive sentiment helped to boost both market turnover and net foreign buying to their highest in six week.

February 3, 2023 2 min read
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Sri Lanka bond yields open lower

Guidance peg marginally up

February 3, 2023 1 min read
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Sri Lanka shares touch 3-1/2-month high on IMF deal hopes

The index crossed 9,000 mark.

February 2, 2023 2 min read
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Sri Lanka bond yields close lower

Central Bank’s guidance peg for interbank US dollar transactions remained unchanged at 362.14 rupees

Sri Lanka's shares gain in mid day trade

"The current economic environment is pushing the index up, especially the banking counters," an analyst said. 

Sri Lanka bond yields mixed at open

"However the market is dull a day after the bill auction," a dealer said.

February 2, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka coconut prices ease at auction

The average price for 1,000 nuts fell to 80.811.89 from 84,116.85

February 1, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka shares edge up at close

"So, the market is not falling sharply,” market analyst said.

February 1, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka bond yields down at close

"This can be a signal to the market saying the rates will go down in the future."

February 1, 2023 1 min read
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Sri Lanka bill auction hits pothole after 2025 bond spike

Only Rs45bn out of Rs120bn sold

February 1, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka bond yields steady in mid-day trade

Central Bank’s guidance peg for interbank US dollar transactions remained unchanged at 362.14 rupees

February 1, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka’s shares gain in mid market trade

The market generated a revenue of 802 million

February 1, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka's John Keells Holdings net down 60-pct

Expects consumer recovery in next quarter

February 1, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka shares down for 2nd day as tax hike, delay in Chinese debt assurance weigh

Investors are seen on a pull back over no of hard assurances from China

January 31, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka shares fall on mid day trade

The market generated a revenue of 1.1 billion rupees.

January 31, 2023 1 min read
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Latest Last
US Dollar 371.7127 371.6601
UK Pound 453.5962 453.9794
Euro 396.3156 396.4763
Aus Dollar 250.1862 251.1981
Yen 2.8251 2.7549
Source: Central Bank/Indicative
Latest Last
Indian Rupee 4.3961 4.3963
Korea Won 0.2820 0.2791
Oman Rial 943.2237 943.2268
Saudi Riyal 96.7270 96.7115
UAE Dirham 98.8729 98.8786
Source: Central Bank/Indicative
pts %
S&P SL20 2,653.84 -1.51%
CSE All Share 8,420.26 -1.04%
Turnover Rs million 4,621,153,484 2,824,714,520
Source: CSE
Latest Last
3-m bill 31.03 31.03
6-m bill 29.57 29.60
12-m bill 28.41 28.41
5-yr bond 27.49 27.57
8-yr bond 27.44 27.23
Source: Central Bank/Indicative
today yesterday
Overnight Money 15.50 15.50
Gilt Repo 15.50 15.50
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Source: Central Bank/Indicative

Sri Lanka bond yields steady at open, rupee unchange

Older bonds were inactive as market took stock of a spike in a two year bond

January 31, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka bond market taking stock after 2025 yield spike

2025 bond yield gap makes the bond more attractive than 1 year bills

January 30, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka shares down on tax hike concerns amid rising protests

Many trade unions are up in the arm against tax hike

January 30, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka sells Rs67bn in bonds, 2025 yield up

2027 auction more successful

January 30, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka's shares edge down on Expolanka earnings

Top losers during mid day trade were Expolanka, LOLC and Sampath Bank. 

January 30, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka bond market quiet ahead of bond auction

The Central Bank’s guidance peg for interbank US dollar transactions remained unchanged at 362.14 rupees

January 30, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close up 0.3-pct on banks

Results in the first quarter are expected to weak

January 27, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka bond yields close up

Guidance peg unchanged

January 27, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka shares fall at market close on profit taking

Also we saw investors taking a sideline as quarterly reports started to come

January 26, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka bonds yields steady at close

The Central Bank’s guidance peg for interbank US dollar transactions appreciated by another 2 cents to 362.14 rupees

January 26, 2023 1 min read
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