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Sunday May 16th, 2021
Bonds & Forex
Sri Lanka stocks end slightly higher

ASPI pushed up by Ceylinco Insurance, John Keells Holdings and Melstacorp Plc.

Sri Lanka rupee bid closes at 199.90 to US dollar in spot and forward markets

Only spot offers were quoted up to 6-months.

Sri Lanka rupee quoted wider at 199.75/208 levels to one-month dollar

Rupee hits 208 levels.

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Sri Lanka rupee trades at 199.75 to spot dollar in moral suasion

Rupee closed without any bids.

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Sri Lanka sells 77-pct of offered Treasuries at auction

Over the past three auctions the central bank has sold down its bill stock to Rs884bn from Rs904bn

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Sri Lanka rupee quoted at 199.95/207 to one month dollar

Bond yields marginally down

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Sri Lanka rupee quoted narrower at 199.90/205 levels in one-month dollar

Rupee narrower, bond yields flat.

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Sri Lanka rupee closes around 199/206 level to one-month dollar

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Sri Lanka rupee quoted at 199.50/205 levels in one-month dollar

Rupee quoted in one-month forward market.

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Sri Lanka rupee trades at 199.75 to spot dollar in moral suasion

No active rupee quotes in the market. Small deals done at 199.75 levels.

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Sri Lanka successfully rolls over US$693 SLDB tranche

Additional bids come in for 9-month bonds

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Sri Lanka rupee trades at 199.75 to spot, six-month US dollar

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Latest Last
US Dollar 199.5000 199.5695
UK Pound 280.6067 281.7522
Euro 241.0758 242.1377
Aus Dollar 154.3033 155.9436
Yen 1.8202 1.8334
Source: Central Bank/Indicative
Latest Last
Indian Rupee 2.7086 2.7185
Korea Won 0.1766 0.1778
Oman Rial 518.1953 518.3758
Saudi Riyal 53.1957 53.2143
UAE Dirham 53.1957 54.3320
Source: Central Bank/Indicative
pts %
S&P SL20 2,869.52 0.67%
CSE All Share 7,228.23 0.93%
Turnover Rs million. 1,279,238
Source: CSE
Latest Last
3-m bill 5.07 5.04
6-m bill 5.11 5.09
12-m bill 5.16 5.15
5-yr bond 7.38 7.12
8-yr bond 7.87 7.71
Source: Central Bank/Indicative
today yesterday
Overnight Money 4.65 4.65
Gilt Repo 4.68 4.67
I-m SLIBOR - -
Source: Central Bank/Indicative

Sri Lanka domestic dollar bond rates race ahead of rupee yields

The inverted interest rates differential had already turned forward exchange rate premiums negative

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Sri Lanka rupee quoted around 203/208 levels in one-month dollar

Rupee remains weaker. Spot markets inactive.

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Sri Lanka rupee closes wide at 200/205 to one month dollar amid moral suasion

Interbank forex market largely inactive

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Sri Lanka Development Bond auction: US$652mn sold

Books kept open till April 30

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Sri Lanka rupee quoted firmer at 200/205 levels in one-month dollar

Rupee quoted firmer in one-month dollar however no spot quotes in the market.

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Sri Lanka rupee ends weaker around 202/204 levels to on month dollar

Sri Lanka’s rupee closed weaker at 202/204 levels in the one-month dollar on Friday while bond yields remained unchang...

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Sri Lanka rupee quoted wider at 200/204 to one-month dollar

Sri Lanka’s rupee quoted wider at 200/204 levels in the one-month dollar on Friday while bond yields remained unchange...

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Sri Lanka's rupee closes at 201/203 to one-month dollar

Sri Lanka’s rupee closed steady at 201/203 levels in the one-month dollar on Thursday while bond yields remained uncha...

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Sri Lanka rupee quoted at 199/202 levels to one-month dollar

Sri Lanka’s rupee quoted stronger at 199/202 levels in the one-month dollar on Thursday while bond yields remained unc...

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US$750mn Sri Lanka Development Bond auction offered

A 750 million US dollar auction of fixed-rate Sri Lanka Development Bonds has been offered for sale with bids to close o...

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