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Sri Lanka rupee closes stronger at 299.70/80 to US dollar

Bond yields were up

May 17, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close down, banks steady

Dipped Products Plc saw investor interest (Rs115mn) and the share closed up at 33.50.

May 17, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka's Bimputh Finance changes name

Decided to change the company name as Bimputh Lanka Investments PLC

May 17, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee opens stronger at 299.90/300.10 to US dollar

Bond yields were steady.

May 17, 2024 1 min read
Sri Lanka stocks close down, interest in JKH

Turnover was down at 1.4 billion. This was its lowest since April 22.

Some individuals making claims to cause stock market downturn: President

"When they made this type of statements the stock market will face a down turn on the following day."

May 16, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee opens stronger at 301.75/302.50 to US dollar

Bond yields were up

May 16, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka T-bill yields down across maturities

Sri Lanka’s Treasury bill yields fell across maturities at Wednesday’s auction, data from the state debt office show...

May 15, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee closes weaker at 302.00/40 to US dollar

Bond yields were down.

May 15, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close down, selling pressure on banks

"Market was a bit volatile today, and there was some profit-taking seen,"

May 15, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee opens weaker at 301.50/302.50 to US dollar

Bond yields were down.

May 15, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee closes weaker at 301/302.00 to US dollar

Bond yields were down.

May 14, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close down, driven by political uncertainty

Turnover was 3.3 billion.

May 14, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka cigarette taxes down amid legal sales fall in 2024 March quarter

Turnover linked taxes fell to 31.7 billion rupees from 34.2 billion rupees

May 14, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee opens weaker at 300.50/301.00 to US dollar

Bond yields were down, dealers said.

May 14, 2024 1 min read
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Latest Last
US Dollar 305.1018 305.3339
UK Pound 386.9523 387.2371
Euro 330.8712 332.1141
Aus Dollar 201.0018 201.4980
Yen 2.0266 2.0278
Source: Central Bank/Indicative
Latest Last
Indian Rupee 3.6453 3.5932
Korea Won 0.2342 0.2292
Oman Rial 780.3569 769.4973
Saudi Riyal 80.1114 78.9849
UAE Dirham 81.7952 80.6569
Source: Central Bank/Indicative
pts %
S&P SL20 2,573.80 1.00%
CSE All Share 9,073.41 0.65%
Turnover Rs million 1,591,766,524.95 1,029,335,694.32
Source: CSE
Latest Last
3-m bill 21.72 21.79
6-m bill 19.55 20.31
12-m bill 17.72 19.28
5-yr bond 21.00 22.53
8-yr bond 19.42 20.55
Source: Central Bank/Indicative
today yesterday
Overnight Money 13.93 14.00
Gilt Repo 13.50 14.00
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Source: Central Bank/Indicative

Sri Lanka sells Rs70bn in 2028 to 2032 bonds

Sri Lanka has sold 70 billion rupees in 2028, 2030 and 2032 bonds, data from the state debt office showed.

May 13, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee closes flat at 299.00/30 to US dollar

Sri Lanka’s rupee closed flat at 299.00/30 to the US dollar on Monday, dealers said. Bond yields were down.

May 13, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close down, turnover drops to 1.7bn

Turnover was the lowest in two weeks at 1.7 billion. The capital goods sector brought in most

May 13, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee opens stronger at 298.80/299.30 to US dollar

Bond yields were broadly steady, dealers said.

May 13, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee closes weaker at 299.00/30 to US dollar

Bond yields were down, dealers said.

May 10, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close up, turnover at Rs2.5bn

Turnover was at 2.5 billion. Capital goods (Rs680mn) and banks (Rs665mn) brought in the most turnover.

May 10, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee opens flat at 298.40/80 to US dollar

Bond yields were broadly steady, dealers said.

May 10, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee closes steady at 298.65/80 to US dollar

Bond yields were down, dealers said.

May 9, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close up, Dialog, banks drive turnover

Banks saw renewed interest and nearly all banking shares closed up in the day.

May 9, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka SEC approves scholars to certify Islamic securities

The SEC considers this as an essential step to satisfy the needs of Islamic investors

May 9, 2024 1 min read
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