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Sri Lanka rupee guidance rate up 40 cents despite dollar shortage

Interbank transactions announced by the CBSL rose to 359.90, edging up 40 cents from the previous day’s 360.30.

June 28, 2022 1 min read
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Sri Lanka stocks dip in mid-day trade as fuel shortage continues

All Share Price Index fell 1.72 percent or 128.21 points to 7,323.70 at 1135 hours on June 28.

June 28, 2022 1 min read
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Sri Lanka stocks fall to one-week low; dragged down by acute fuel shortage

Stocks fall for the first time in five sessions.

June 27, 2022 3 min read
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Sri Lanka Comtrust rebrands to CT CLSA Asset Management

CT CLSA Holdings is a subsidiary of listed conglomerate, CT Holdings Group and the CLSA Group of Hong Kong

June 27, 2022 2 min read
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Sri Lanka guidance peg strengthened despite forex shortages

Sri Lanka raises 142.3 billion rupees via T-bonds on Tuesday.

Sri Lanka shares hit 2-month low as economy gradually comes to standstill

The main stock index has fallen 4.4$% in the last two sessions.

Sri Lanka Treasury bill auction failed despite forex shortages, inflation

The debt office offered 93 billion rupees of bills and sold only 30.7 billion rupees

June 23, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka guidance peg strengthen 95 cents in severe forex shortages

Government's debt office at the central bank raised only a third of required funds through treasury bills

June 22, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks edge up in thin trade; investors see slowing trend to continue

Brokers see downward trend to continue in the next few weeks until interest rates come down.

June 22, 2022 3 min read
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Sri Lanka stocks marginally up in mid-day trade

ASPI up 0.13% at 1140 hrs

June 22, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee quoted weaker at 370 to the TT dollar

Money printing continues to weigh on the dollar which has fallen to 370 against US dollar from 203 on March 7.

June 21, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks reverse falling trend on IMF discussion; concerns remain

Stock index rebound from near 8-week low.

June 21, 2022 3 min read

Sri Lanka guidance peg dropped by rupee to 361.75 to US dollar

TT dollars at 368 rupees

June 21, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka stock gains over 1.5-pct in mid-day trade

Tuesday's parliament proceeding is crucial for the market to continue on the same sentiments

June 21, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks down for 5th session, hit near 8-wk low; fuel shortage weighs

Long queues near filling stations were seen across Sri Lanka due to fuel shortage.

June 20, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka shares slip over 1.5-pct in mid-day trade

Expolanka, LOLC and Hayleys dragged the index down

June 20, 2022 1 min read
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Latest Last
US Dollar 367.2255 367.4039
UK Pound 452.1949 452.7893
Euro 389.8785 389.4918
Aus Dollar 256.3767 256.4772
Yen 2.7277 2.7394
Source: Central Bank/Indicative
Latest Last
Indian Rupee 4.5882 4.6034
Korea Won 0.2797 0.2807
Oman Rial 934.7931 935.8320
Saudi Riyal 95.8864 95.9981
UAE Dirham 97.9826 98.0915
Source: Central Bank/Indicative
pts %
S&P SL20 2,336.44 -1.88%
CSE All Share 7,451.91 -1.87%
Turnover Rs million 815,332,807 1,423,365,059
Source: CSE
Latest Last
3-m bill 19.88 19.95
6-m bill 20.76 20.17
12-m bill 21.12 21.81
5-yr bond 19.79 19.87
8-yr bond 20.46 20.14
Source: Central Bank/Indicative
today yesterday
Overnight Money 14.50 14.50
Gilt Repo 14.50 14.50
I-m SLIBOR - -
Source: Central Bank/Indicative

Sri Lanka shares post worst weekly loss in seven weeks on economic, political woes

Investors see gloomy outlook for stocks until country see some recovery in economic crisis.

June 18, 2022 2 min read
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Sri Lanka rupee dollar 'guidance rate' edges up; bond yields up

Despite lack of US dollar liquidity, the central bank’s interbank spot rate edges up by 10 cents

June 17, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka shares end at six-week close on concerns over fuel-shortage led closure

The main index fell for the 4th consecutive session

June 17, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee dollar 'guidance rate' appreciates despite severe forex shortages

Guidance rate appreciates to Rs359.75 to the dollar from Rs359.85 a day earlier

June 17, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks down in mid-day trade

All Share Price Index was down 135.63 points to 7,569.64 at 1142 hours.

June 17, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee's commercial bank quoted rate down; 1-yr t-bill yield up

Currency market has been largely inactive due to lack of US dollar liquidity.

June 16, 2022 1 min read
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Sri Lanka shares drop for 3rd session; uncertainties weigh

Economic and political uncertainties weigh on the sentiment

June 16, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka commercial banks' rupee quote edges down amid dull trade

Market is dull due to lack of dollar liquidity

June 16, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks down in mid-day trade

ASPI fell 6.36 points

June 16, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka Treasury bill yields down

The debt office sold all offered 98 billion rupees of bills.

June 15, 2022 1 min read