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Tuesday September 21st, 2021

Sri Lanka stock index edges down on profit taking amid foreign selling; investors wait for cues

Market wait for direction

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Sri Lanka rupee hamstrung on decree, bonds slightly up after yield control lifted

A 01.12.2024 bond traded at 8.24 percent Friday

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Aeroflot Sri Lanka flights to resume from November 04

Aeroflot has been operating to Colombo from 1964

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Sri Lanka OTC repo platform in operation at CSE

To improve liquidity of debt transactions

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Sri Lanka fails to sell 50-pct of yield controlled bill auction

No market demand for 6 or 12 month bills, where the price control is barely above the overnight rate

Sri Lanka stocks rise for second day on hopes over Cabraal fixing forex woes

“The market hopes Cabraal can fix the forex and exchange rate issue."

Sri Lanka stocks recover in thin trade; foreigners leave

Sri Lanka stocks bounced back and ended 1.82 percent up on Tuesday

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Sri Lanka share index suffers worst fall in near 7 months; foreigners exit

The Monday’s percentage fall was the worst performance since February 22 this year.

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Sri Lanka sells 83-pct of Rs50bn bond auction at higher price control

The debt office raised a total of 41.78 billion rupees from the market

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Sri Lanka stock index fall on import restriction, dollars

"Some brokers have raised concerns over the valuation of the stocks which are pushing the index."

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Sri Lanka dollar rationing tightens further after 'revaluation' of rupee to 203

Banks were forced to ration dollars as supplies continued to be weak

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Sri Lanka stocks gain on heavyweights after four-session fall

CSE first rise in five sessions

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Sri Lanka fails to sell 51-pct of Treasuries auction amid price controls

De facto 12-month rate was raised to 6.05-pct last week

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Sri Lanka’s stocks nosedive after finmin’s speech; highest fall since February

Wednesday’s loss was the largest percentage index fall since February 22, the bourse data showed.

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Sri Lanka stocks fall for third session; foreigners sell

Sri Lanka stocks closed 1.46 percent weaker on Tuesday (07), falling for a third straight session

2 min read

Sri Lanka's stock index fall on profit taking amid foreign outflow

Sri Lanka’s main stock index fell 0.95 percent on Monday (06) as investors booked profits

2 min read

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Latest Last
US Dollar 199.9330 200.0000
UK Pound 273.2584 275.8000
Euro 234.6214 235.2700
Aus Dollar 145.2613 145.7600
Yen 1.8253 1.8202
Source: Central Bank/Indicative
Latest Last
Indian Rupee 2.7157 2.7197
Korea Won 0.1687 0.1699
Oman Rial 519.3200 519.4940
Saudi Riyal 53.3140 53.3177
UAE Dirham 54.4309 54.4492
Source: Central Bank/Indicative
pts %
S&P SL20 3,291.87 0.67%
CSE All Share 8,801.95 -0.52%
Turnover Rs million. 2,191,558,044.10 3,801,149
Source: CSE
Latest Last
3-m bill 5.91 5.85
6-m bill 5.95 5.90
12-m bill 6.02 5.97
5-yr bond 8.90 8.69
8-yr bond 9.26 9.18
Source: Central Bank/Indicative
today yesterday
Overnight Money 5.11 5.11
Gilt Repo 5.14 5.14
I-m SLIBOR - -
Source: Central Bank/Indicative

Sri Lanka rupee 230 to US dollar, de facto 12-month rate hiked above overnight

Bond auctions frozen with hardly any quotes

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Sri Lanka stocks edge down from record high; foreigners exit

Foreign investors sold a net 1.5 billion worth of shares

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Shing Pee Tao, chairman of Sri Lanka's Shing Kwan group unit passes away

Property tycoon is a naturalized citizen

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Sri Lanka share index clocks new record high for third straight session

Sri Lanka’s main stock index hit a fresh all time high on Thursday (02)

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Sri Lanka prints Rs17.6bn after dysfunctional bill, bond auctions; sugar seized

Price controls on auctions have led to under-selling of bonds

3 min read

Sri Lanka fails to sell 63-pct of price controlled bill auction

Only 40 million in 12-month bills sold

2 min read

Sri Lanka stock index touches fresh record high despite SRR hike

Sri Lanka’s main stock index the psychological mark of 9,000 in strong turnover

3 min read

Sri Lanka stocks hit fresh record high in strong volume

Sri Lanka’s main stock index gained 1.16 percent to a fresh record high on Tuesday

3 min read

Sri Lanka's Lakdhanavi 'AA+(lka)' rating confirmed with stable outlook

Material increase in counter party risk could pressure rating

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Sri Lanka’s stock index retreats after hitting record on technical glitch amid high turnover

CSE clocked record high throughout last week with the main index breaching 9,000 benchmark.

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