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Commodities

Sri Lanka coconut prices up 0.79-pct at auction

Highest and lowest prices down from a week ago

March 24, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka coconut prices edge up 1.9-pct to around Rs. 69 at auction

Retail price was between ]95-105 rupees for a large nut and 80-92 rupees for a smaller one

February 7, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close down, driven by banks

Investors continued to avoid banking sector shares and several top bank shares saw selling pressure

January 17, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close down, Ceylinco boosts turnover

Ceylinco Insurance Plc transaction contributed 767mn to the day's turnover of 1.5 billion.

January 16, 2024 1 min read
Sri Lanka rupee opens at 321.60/85 to the US dollar

Sri Lanka’s rupee opened at 321.60/85 to the US dollar on Tuesday, dealers said. Bond yields were steady

Sri Lanka stocks close down for fifth consecutive day

Turnover was lower than previous day at 567mn. Most of this came from trades in capital goods and food, bev and tobacco

Sri Lanka rupee opens at 322.10/25 to the US dollar

Sri Lanka’s rupee opened at 322.10/25 to the US dollar on Friday, dealers said. Bond yields were steady.

January 12, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close down on thin volumes

Turnover was at 668 million. Most of this came from trades in the food, beverage and tobacco industry (145mn).

January 11, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee opens at 322.80/90 to the US dollar

Sri Lanka’s rupee opened at 322.80/90 to the US dollar on Thursday, dealers said. Bond yields were steady.

January 11, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close down on low investor interest

John Keells Holdings Plc was the most traded and closed up at 187.50.

January 10, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka’s Citrus Leisure plans to raise Rs1.5bn from shareholders

Proceeds to settle outstanding loans and to facilitate full subscription in Hikkaduwa Beach Resort rights issue

January 10, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee opens at 322.80/95 to the US dollar

Sri Lanka’s rupee opened at 322.80/95 to the US dollar on Wednesday, dealers said. Bond yields steady.

January 10, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee opens at 322.10/40 to the US dollar

Sri Lanka’s rupee opened at 322.10/40 to the US dollar on Tuesday, dealers said

January 9, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close down amidst profit taking

The Colombo Stock Exchange closed down on Monday

January 8, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka's Softlogic-owned Odel seeks Rs3.3bn from right issue

To enable the company to settle/reduce the existing borrowings

January 8, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee opens at 322.10/30 to the US dollar

Sri Lanka’s rupee opened at 322.10/30 to the US dollar on Monday, dealers said.

January 8, 2024 1 min read
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Sri Lanka stocks close up, Food, Beverage and Tobacco shares push turnover

The Colombo Stock Exchange closed up on Friday, CSE data showed.

January 5, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee opens at 322.40/60 to the US dollar

Sri Lanka’s rupee opened at 322.40/60 to the US dollar on Friday, dealers said. Bond yields were broadly stable.

January 5, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close up, but more liquid index down

The Colombo Stock Exchange closed up on Thursday, CSE data showed. Turnover was at 627 million.

January 4, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close up, investors remain wary

CSE closed up on Wednesday; the food, beverage and tobacco industry attracted the most investor interest

January 3, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close up, but turnover remains low

The Colombo Stock Exchange closed up on Tuesday, CSE data showed. Turnover remained low at 335 million.

January 2, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee trades stronger at 320.80/321.10 to the US dollar

Sri Lanka’s rupee opened stronger at 320.80/321.10 to the US dollar on Tuesday, dealers said.

January 2, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee opens at 323.10/90 to the US dollar

Sri Lanka’s rupee opened at 323.10/90 to the US dollar on Monday, dealers said.

January 1, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee opens at 323.60/90 to the US dollar

Sri Lanka’s rupee opened at 323.60/90 to the US dollar on Thursday, dealers said.

December 28, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close down, turnover tops 5mn

Turnover was high at 5 billion, pushed by a transaction in Agstar Plc

December 20, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close down, low turnover

The Colombo Stock Exchange closed down on Tuesday, CSE data showed.

December 19, 2023 1 min read
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