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Yields in Sri Lanka steady, rupee guidance peg appreciates

"The market is on dull mode. One reason is this being a long weekend and other is investors are waiting for clarificatio...

August 12, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka shares gain over 3-pct in mid-day trade

The market generated a turnover of 4.9 billion rupees.

August 12, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks end at 4-month high after gaining for 10th straight session 

The main stock index has risen 13.3% in the last 10 session.

August 11, 2022 3 min read

Sri Lanka rejects bids for 2025 bonds, some 2029 bonds sold

2029 bonds sold at 26.91-pct

August 10, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee guidance peg down: dull trade in bonds

A guidance peg announced by Sri Lanka’s central bank for interbank transactions weakened by 14 cents to 360.94 rupees

August 9, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka shares gain for 9th session in high turnover

Lanka IOC contributed around 40% or 1.99 billion to the market turnover.

August 9, 2022 3 min read

Sri Lanka stocks gain in mid-day trade on energy sector shares

Chevron Lubricants, Aitken Spence and Lanka IOC drove the market up

August 9, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka shares gain for 8th session on higher turnover; LIOC leads 

Index has been gaining due to political stability hopes

August 9, 2022 3 min read

Sri Lanka bond markets stumped after President's comments

No firm two way quotes for bills or bonds and no trading

August 8, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka’s Sunshine Holdings net up 85-pct in June

Gross profits rose 41 percent to 3.5 billion rupees in the quarter

August 7, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka’s IOC unit reports Rs9.9 bn in June 2022 profits

It raised fuel prices in the quarter in line with the state-run fuel retailer due to sharp depreciation of the currency

August 6, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka stocks end at over 2-month high after 7th session gain on signs of political stability 

The key stock index has gained 9.3% in the last 7 sessions.

August 6, 2022 3 min read

Sri Lanka's T-bond yields rise slightly; rupee guidance peg strengthened 

Still market sees dollar shortage

August 6, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka government security yields edge down; guidance peg steady 

Yields in government securities down for the second day after weekly treasury bill auction

August 4, 2022 1 min read
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US Dollar 368.5670 368.6127
UK Pound 450.8744 447.0879
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Aus Dollar 263.9965 258.8081
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Turnover Rs million 6,339,984,932 4,506,916,091
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3-m bill 26.24 26.34
6-m bill 26.52 26.51
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Sri Lanka shares up for 6th session; turnover hits over 4-month high after policy statement 

Market gains on signs of political stability - analyst

August 4, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka shares gain over 2-pct in mid-day trade

ASPI up 163.10 points

August 4, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka bond yields edge down; guidance peg strengthens

Analysts said the President policy statement was a sentiment booster in the market.

August 3, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka raises Rs.87.5 bln via T-bills; yields fall

Most primary dealers bid for three-month T-bills

August 3, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks jump over 2% after President's policy statement; turnover hits over 2-mo high

Investors bought the risky assets despite high interest rates.

August 3, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka shares gain over 1.5-pct in mid-day trade

ASPI gained 126 points by 1140 hours

August 3, 2022 1 min read

IMF deal hope boosts Sri Lanka shares to gain for 4th straight session;  end at 2-mo high  

Market sees highest turnover in more than two months.

August 3, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka T-bond yields down; guidance peg steady 

Despite US dollar shortage, rupee guidance rate remain steady

August 2, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka shares move up over 1-pct in mid-day trade

ASPI gained over 113.83 points at 1130 hours.

August 2, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks end near 7-week high on IMF deal hopes 

Turnover hit its highest since June 7

August 2, 2022 2 min read
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