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Tuesday May 24th, 2022
Markets

Sri Lanka rupee remains at 364 in TT dollar, interbank rupee at 359.37

Central bank has relaxed its guidance margin to 3.00 rupees from 2.50 rupees.

May 24, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka stocks fall after fuel price hike

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May 24, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee at 364 to TT dollar, guidance rate at Rs359.43

Bond market dull

May 23, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close at over 2-wk high on political stability hopes

Investor concerns over economic recovery still remains

May 23, 2022 2 min read
Sri Lanka remittances down 52-pct in April 2022

Money printing triggers excess outflows, forcing the currency down and triggering parallel exchange rates

Sri Lanka stocks up after cabinet appointment amid concerns

The new government yet come up with some concrete steps to come out of Sri Lanka's unprecedented economic crisis

May 21, 2022 2 min read

Dilshan Wirasekara appointed Sri Lanka's Stock Exchange chairman

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May 20, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee at 364 to TT dollar, guidance rate at Rs359.47

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May 20, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka injects Rs60bn for 40 days below risk free yield

Injections despite severe fuel and cooking gas shortages

May 20, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks fall on concerns over fuel shortage, political instability

Sri Lanka sees long queues for fuel around the country

May 19, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee at 364 to TT dollar, guidance rate at 359.55 on Thursday

Bond yields ease

May 19, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka stocks fall on profit taking amid default woes; turnover hits 7-wk high 

Market fell for the first time in five sessions

May 19, 2022 3 min read

Most Sri Lanka Treasury bill auction bids rejected

Out of a total of 90 billion rupees auctioned, only 16 billion rupees were raised

May 18, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee at 364 to TT dollar, guidance rate at 359.65

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May 18, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka stocks slip in first-hour trade

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May 18, 2022 1 min read
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Latest Last
US Dollar 364.4202 364.4504
UK Pound 458.4562 454.9265
Euro 387.0507 385.9320
Aus Dollar 260.3089 257.4611
Yen 2.8814 2.8648
Source: Central Bank/Indicative
Latest Last
Indian Rupee 4.6162 4.6218
Korea Won 0.2831 0.2831
Oman Rial 933.5913 933.6892
Saudi Riyal 95.8218 95.8319
UAE Dirham 97.8580 97.8683
Source: Central Bank/Indicative
pts %
S&P SL20 2,844.97 3.42%
CSE All Share 8,474.49 2.53%
Turnover Rs million 2,730,762,448 1,978,302,133
Source: CSE
Latest Last
3-m bill 21.98 21.19
6-m bill 22.23 21.80
12-m bill 22.89 22.67
5-yr bond 21.70 22.43
8-yr bond 21.46 22.52
Source: Central Bank/Indicative
today yesterday
Overnight Money 14.50 14.50
Gilt Repo 14.50 14.50
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Source: Central Bank/Indicative

Sri Lanka stocks gain to six-week high on political stability hope; concerns remain

Investors are closely monitoring the political front for cues, analysts say

May 17, 2022 3 min read

Sri Lanka stocks gain near 4-pct in first hour

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May 17, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee at 365 to TT dollar, guidance rate at 359.75

Kerb rates ease

May 17, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka's NTB profits down 12-pct in March quarter

NTB group reported earnings of 5.23 rupees per share for the quarter.

May 16, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka's Sampath Bank's Profit down by 4.9-pct

Profits at Sri Lanka’s Sampath Bank Plc fell 4.9 percent to 4.9 billion rupees in the March 2022 quarter

May 16, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka’s NDB net down 77-pct in March quarter

Banks are badly affected by a 700 basis points rate hike and a rupee devaluation.

May 16, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka guidance rate for dollar/rupee at 360, kerb 407

Banks could quote 2.60 rupees plus or minus under the new direction

May 13, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka stocks up 2.5-pct after new PM appointment

Sri Lanka’s stock market opened with a 2.5 percent gain on Friday

May 13, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka sees foreign inflows to stocks for third month

Up to February US$85mn flows into stocks

May 13, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka stocks up after two-day curfew; new PM speculation boosts sentiment

Delay in forming a new government could hit sentiment, analysts say

May 12, 2022 3 min read
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