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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’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

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.

Sri Lanka’s stocks trade down, but selling pressure waning

Shares traded down Wednesday, but analysts said selling pressure was waning with investors looking to pick up stocks

October 18, 2023 1 min read
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Sri Lanka stocks close down on uncertainties

Weak investor interest in the market continued

October 17, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka’s stocks open up amid bargain hunting

Sri Lanka's stock indices were in the green on Tuesday morning as bargain hunters sought to pick up some shares

October 17, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka’s stocks slump in mid-day trading

Sri Lanka shares opened green on Monday morning before slumping in mid-day trading to red due to weak sentiment.

October 16, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka’s stocks close down on geo-political tensions

Uncertainty regarding geo-political tensions, and pending tax hikes on the cards in upcoming budget affected sentiment

October 10, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks open up in morning trade, before reverting to negative

But market reverted to negative in mid-day trading with sizable selling pressure, an analyst said.

October 10, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka’s stocks open down

Sri Lanka shares were trading slow on Monday morning after rates went up last week

October 9, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka’s stocks close down due to uncertainty

Shares closed down on Friday due to uncertainty around delay in IMF second tranche and budget

October 6, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka stock market intermediaries should have compliance officer, policy

Intermediaries should have board-approved policy to comply with Securities and Exchange Act and officer to implement it

October 6, 2023 2 min read
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Sri Lanka stocks close down, over budget concerns

Uncertainties around the IMF and also the upcoming budget, whether there could be more taxes.

October 5, 2023 1 min read
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Latest Last
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
Source: Central Bank/Indicative
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Indian Rupee 3.6453 3.5932
Korea Won 0.2342 0.2292
Oman Rial 780.3569 769.4973
Saudi Riyal 80.1114 78.9849
UAE Dirham 81.7952 80.6569
Source: Central Bank/Indicative
pts %
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
Source: Central Bank/Indicative
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Overnight Money 13.93 14.00
Gilt Repo 13.50 14.00
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Sri Lanka shares open up as rates are cut

Sri Lanka shares were trading up on Thursday morning, after the central bank cut policy rates by 100 basis points

October 5, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka’s stocks close down on Tuesday, amid uncertainty

The ASPI fell to a 2-month low today

October 3, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka’s stocks close down on Monday

Sri Lanka’s stocks close down after IMF report highlights persistent issues.

October 2, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka’s stocks open sluggishly Monday morning

Sri Lanka shares were trading slow on Monday morning after the long weekend.

October 2, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka’s stocks up on Wednesday due to speculation

Sri Lanka shares were up at close of trading on Wednesday ahead of the four-day weekend and due to speculative activity

September 27, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka’s stocks up in trading on Wednesday morning

Sri Lanka shares were picking up in trading on Wednesday morning. Turnover was at 45 million.

September 27, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka’s stocks end on a positive note on Tuesday, buoyed by S&P rating

The market picked up slightly today on the news that we've been upgraded by S&P.

September 26, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka’s stocks open marginally high on Tuesday

Sri Lanka shares were picking up slightly in trading on Tuesday morning.

September 26, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka’s stocks end down on Monday after slow day of trading

Sri Lanka shares were down at close of trading on Monday. Turnover was 550 million rupees.

September 25, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka’s stocks see slow trading due to short week, month end

Sri Lanka shares were trading sluggishly on Monday morning.

September 25, 2023 1 min read
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