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Sri Lanka rupee closes at 310.95/311.05 to the US dollar

Sri Lanka’s rupee appreciated further at 310.95/311.05 to the US dollar Thursday, dealers said. Bond yields down

February 22, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close up, turnover tops 1bn

Turnover was at 1.4 million. A large part of this came from trading in John Keells Holdings Plc (571 million)

February 22, 2024 1 min read

Merchant Bank of Sri Lanka and Finance given 'BBB+(lka)' rating by Fitch

Merchant Bank of Sri Lanka & Finance Plc (MBSL) given first-time national long-term rating of BBB+

February 22, 2024 6 min read

Sri Lanka's Seylan Bank to raise 10bn through debenture issue

Seylan Bank Plc said it was planning to raise up to 10 billion through a Basel III compliant debenture sale.

February 22, 2024 1 min read
Sri Lanka rupee opens at 311.10/20 to the US dollar

Sri Lanka’s rupee opened at 311.10/20 to the US dollar Thursday, dealers said. Bond yields were broadly steady.

Sri Lanka rupee closes at 311.30/50 to the US dollar

Sri Lanka’s rupee closed at 311.30/50 to the US dollar Wednesday, dealers said. Bond yields were broadly steady

Sri Lanka stocks close up, consumer sector picking up

Turnover was at 880 mn. "Buyers coming into market, but at lower prices

February 21, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee trades at 311.65/75 to the US dollar

Sri Lanka’s rupee was trading at 311.65/75 to the US dollar Wednesday, dealers said. Bond yields were slightly up.

February 21, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee closes stronger at 311.90/95 to the US dollar

Sri Lanka’s rupee closed at 311.90/95 to the US dollar Tuesday, dealers said. Bond yields were slightly up.

February 20, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close down, interest in capital goods

Turnover was at 815 million.

February 20, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee opens at 311.90/312.00 to the US dollar

Sri Lanka’s rupee opened at 311.90/312.00 to the US dollar Tuesday, dealers said. Bond yields were steady.

February 20, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee closes at 312.15/25 to the US dollar

Sri Lanka’s rupee closed at 312.15/25 to the US dollar Monday, dealers said. Bond yields were steady.

February 19, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close up, JKH trade pushes turnover

John Keells Holdings Plc contributed 140 million to the day's turnover, and the share closed up at 190.00.

February 19, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee opens at 312.10/45 to the US dollar

Sri Lanka’s rupee opened at 312.10/45 to the US dollar Monday, dealers said. Bond yields were broadly steady.

February 19, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka's HNB group profits up 3-pct in Dec, amid lower provisions

Impairment charges were down to 8.2 billion rupees from 30.1 billion rupees last year

February 17, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee closes at 312.20/35 to the US dollar

Sri Lanka’s rupee closed at x to the US dollar Friday, dealers said. Bond yields were steady.

February 16, 2024 1 min read
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Sri Lanka stocks close up, NDB trade pushes turnover past 1bn

Turnover was at 1.3 billion. A crossing on National Development Bank Plc contributed 640mn to the day's turnover

February 16, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee opens at 312.50/60 to the US dollar

Sri Lanka’s rupee opened at 312.50/60 to the US dollar Friday, dealers said. Bond yields were up.

February 16, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee closes at 313.70/90 to the US dollar

Sri Lanka’s rupee closed at 313.70/90 to the US dollar Thursday, dealers said. Bond yields were up.

February 15, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close up, trades in banking shares drive turnover

Turnover was at 961 million. Trades in the Banks sector (283mn) added the most to the day's turnover.

February 15, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka’s Abans hopes to raise 2bn through debenture sale

Abans Plc, a consumer goods retailer, is planning to raise up to 2 billion rupees through debenture sale

February 15, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee opens at 313.00/30 to the US dollar

Sri Lanka’s rupee opened at 313.00/30 to the US dollar Thursday, dealers said. Bond yields were down.

February 15, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka Treasuries yields fall across maturities

Three month rates fall 117 basis points

February 14, 2024 4 min read

Sri Lanka rupee closes at 313.00/10 to the US dollar

Sri Lanka’s rupee closed at 313.00/10 to the US dollar Wednesday, dealers said. Bond yields were down.

February 14, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close down, low investor interest

Turnover was lower than yesterday at 695 million.

February 14, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee trades at 313.20/30 to the US dollar

Sri Lanka’s rupee was trading at 313.20/30 to the US dollar Wednesday, dealers said. Bond yields were down.

February 14, 2024 1 min read
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