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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
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.

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).

Sri Lanka’s rupee opens flat at 327.00/40 to the US dollar

Sri Lanka’s rupee opened flat at 327.00/40 to the US dollar, ahead of budget reading

November 13, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close up, JKH drives turnover

Turnover was at 1.9 billion, with John Keells Holdings Plc contributing 764 million of that.

November 7, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee quoted weaker at 327.00/327.10 to the US dollar

Sri Lanka’s rupee opened at 326.90/327.10 to the US dollar on Tuesday

November 7, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka shares pick up in mid-morning trade

Sri Lanka’s stock market was up in mid-day trading on Monday, data from the Colombo Stock Exchange showed.

November 6, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close down as selling pressure continues

Analysts said there was no consistent buying interest in the market while investors waited for the 2024 budget

November 3, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka shares dip down in morning trade

Sri Lanka's stock market was down in mid-day trading, data from the Colombo Stock Exchange showed.

November 3, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close up amid positive sentiment

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

November 2, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka shares close down on tax worries, low turnover

Sri Lanka’s stock market closed on a mixed note on Monday, Colombo Stock Exchange data showed.

October 30, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka shares see mixed sentiments in intra-day trading

The main All Share Price Index was down, while S&P SL20 was up

October 30, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee opens at 326.90/327.10 to the US dollar

Sri Lanka’s rupee opened at 326.90/327.10 to the US dollar on Friday, bond yields were up, dealers said. CSE opens up

October 27, 2023 1 min read
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US Dollar 305.1018 305.3339
UK Pound 386.9523 387.2371
Euro 330.8712 332.1141
Aus Dollar 201.0018 201.4980
Yen 2.0266 2.0278
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Indian Rupee 3.6453 3.5932
Korea Won 0.2342 0.2292
Oman Rial 780.3569 769.4973
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S&P SL20 2,573.80 1.00%
CSE All Share 9,073.41 0.65%
Turnover Rs million 1,591,766,524.95 1,029,335,694.32
Source: CSE
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3-m bill 21.72 21.79
6-m bill 19.55 20.31
12-m bill 17.72 19.28
5-yr bond 21.00 22.53
8-yr bond 19.42 20.55
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Overnight Money 13.93 14.00
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Sri Lanka stocks close down

The Colombo All Share Price Index closed down while more liquid S&P SL20 index closed up

October 26, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka's Printcare to start Kenya packaging firm

Printcare Plc and subsidiaries would hold 68.7 percent stake in Kenya unit, the firm said in stock exchange filing

October 26, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka's stocks open up, remain green in first hour of trading

Sri Lanka’s stock indices opened on a positive note on Thursday

October 26, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka stocks take a dip as budget worries loom

Apprehension about upcoming budget sees sellers but no takers

October 25, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close down as investors standby for budget

A lot of people want to wait for the budget. So there may be lesser buying in the market

October 24, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks down in mid-day trade amidst selling pressure

Sri Lanka's stock indices were down in mid-day trade on Tuesday, as investors stood by for the upcoming budget.

October 24, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka shares up in mid-day trade after IMF and China news

Shares were trading up as investors turned positive with IMF agreement and China's assurance of help

October 23, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka’s stocks close up after IMF announcement

Sri Lanka stock indices closed up in trading on Friday, after IMF announced it had reached a Staff Level Agreement

October 20, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka’s stocks up in mid-day trading

Sri Lanka stock indices were up during mid-morning trading on Friday, after an IMF staff level agreement

October 20, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka’s stocks indices send mixed signals

Mixed signals on both sides, the ASPI slightly coming down and the S&P SL20 moving up

October 19, 2023 1 min read