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Monday October 18th, 2021
Bonds & Forex

Sri Lanka Treasuries auction yields rise, one year up 51bp

The 6-month yield rose 72 basis points to 6.99 percent

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Sri Lanka sells 16.8bn in bonds, yields up, post-auction tap open

Post auction tap open till 1600hours on Sept 30

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Sri Lanka bondsquiet, rupee dysfunctional amid forex surrender hike speculation

Meanwhile forex markets continue to be dysfunctional

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Sri Lanka Treasuries auctions yields rise after price control lifted

12-month yield up 30 bp

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Sri Lanka bond markets inactive ahead of auction, policy meeting

On Monday a 15.12.2023 bond traded at 8.35 percent dealers said

Sri Lanka 3-month Treasuries active in secondary market as rates normalize

Ramrod rate anomaly is correcting. However the yield curve is still quite flat

Sri Lanka bond auction bids mired in uncertainty after 2 and 4 year de facto policy rate hikes, SRR

This week an SRR hike is expected to absorb liquidity from any failed auction

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Sri Lanka's EB Creasy rated [SL]BBB by ICRA Lanka

Borrowings skewed to the short term

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Sri Lanka rupee at 222 to dollar, market sees sporadic interventions

Bond markets inactive

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Sri Lanka rupee at 222 to dollar for importers, lower rates for small transfers

Bond yields up, longer tenors illiquid

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Sri Lanka fails to sell 33-pct of Treasuries with overnight rate hiked before 12-month ceiling

The 12-month ceiling was raised by 5.93 percent, but overnight rate was raised earlier

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Sri Lanka bond yields up, no bids for first repo auction in 17-months

Bond investors taking stock

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Sri Lanka rupee falls to 221 to US dollar, margins widen with no price transparency

Kerb market rate touches 232 before lockdown

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Sri Lanka overnight rates, bond yields up after rate, SRR hike

Bond yields up 30 to 40 bp

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Sri Lanka rupee weakens to 227/228.50 to dollar in kerb market, bond yields up

Import dollar rate fell this week

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Sri Lanka fails to sell 54-pct of Treasuries auction under yield controls

No sales of 12-month bills

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Latest Last
US Dollar 200.0930 201.2500
UK Pound 274.9278 275.3503
Euro 231.9678 233.5204
Aus Dollar 148.4390 149.2873
Yen 1.7539 1.7676
Source: Central Bank/Indicative
Latest Last
Indian Rupee 2.6665 2.6988
Korea Won 0.1689 0.1701
Oman Rial 519.7356 522.7409
Saudi Riyal 53.3468 53.6567
UAE Dirham 54.4745 54.7895
Source: Central Bank/Indicative
pts %
S&P SL20 3,546.17 -0.01%
CSE All Share 9,648.18 0.25%
Turnover Rs million. 2,191,558,044.10 705,911,605
Source: CSE
Latest Last
3-m bill 7.19 6.64
6-m bill 7.31 6.80
12-m bill 7.46 6.96
5-yr bond 10.52 9.48
8-yr bond 11.37 9.97
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 central bank denies 'devaluation' claims

No change to its stance or the operational arrangements on the determination of the exchange rate

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Sri Lanka's First Capital Holdings profits lower

2020 profits boosted by rate cuts

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Sri Lanka’s Aitken Spence June losses down on Maldives recovery, logistics

Maldives is open for tourism

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Sri Lanka rupee 203 non-credible peg to US dollar hanging by a thread

The peg is non-credible due to liquidity injections

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Sri Lanka sells US$61mn SLDB dollar bonds, post-auction tap open

9 month yield at 7.81-pct

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Sri Lanka sells most of T-bills offered, yields marginally up

Only 10 million rupees of 12-month bills sold

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Sri Lanka bond yields edged up slightly

Rupee remains inactive in forex market

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Sri Lanka bond yields slightly up

Rupee inactive

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Sri Lanka bond yields down

Rupee inactive

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Sri Lanka Development Bond auction for US$75mn opens

SLDB yields are higher than Treasury bills

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