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Sri Lanka rupee opens firmer, bond yields ease on short tenures

Sri Lanka rupee was quoted stronger 184.35/45 against the US dollar on Tuesday while bond yields came down in short tenu...

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Sri Lanka rupee ends strong, gilt yields steady

Sri Lanka rupee closed stronger 184.65/80 against the US dollar on Monday while stocks fell and bond yields remained ste...

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Sri Lanka rupee opens firmer, bond yields flat

Sri Lanka rupee was quoted stronger 184.80/185.00 against the US dollar on Monday while bond yields were unchanged, dea...

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Sri Lanka's top alcohol maker sales down 12-pct in March 2020 quarter

Distilleries Corporation of Sri Lanka, the island's top arrack producer said sales fell 12 percent to 19.07 billion rupe...

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Sri Lanka's Ceylon Electricity Board to raise Rs20bn from listed bonds

Sri Lanka's state-run Ceylon Electricity Board has been cleared to sell up to 20 billion rupees of publicly trade 5-year...

Sri Lanka rupee closes at 199.50/200 to one week dollar

Sri Lanka’s rupee closed down at 199.50/200 to the one week US dollar on Thursday, while gilt yields were flat on dull...

Foreign investors resume purchases of Sri Lanka rupee bonds

Foreign investor have bought 4.7 billion rupees of bonds on a net basis in the week ending January 23, halting a months ...

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Sri Lankan stocks, bond yields rise

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lankan stocks closed higher Friday with foreign buying in Vallibel Finance and selling in John ...

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Sri Lankan stocks rise in early trade

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lankan stocks opened higher Friday with the benchmark All Share Price index pushed up by gains ...

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Sri Lanka rupee opens marginally weaker, bonds quiet

Sri Lanka's rupee was quoted at 182.25/35 to the US dollars in the spot market in mid-morning trade Thursday, slightly w...

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Sri Lanka’s Singer Finance Dec profit growth flat, deposits fall

ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka’s Singer Finance reported net profit growth for the December 2018 quarter was flat at 131...

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Sri Lanka rupee flat, bonds close lower

Sri Lanka's rupee was quoted at 182.10/25 to the US dollar in the spot market Wednesday almost unchanged, while bond yie...

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Sri Lanka’s Nations Trust Bank gets new directors

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s Nations Trust Bank (NTB) has announced the appointment to its Board of Directors...

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Sri Lanka’s 01-year Treasury yield falls to 10.70-pct

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s one-year Treasury Bill yield fell 05 basis points to 10.70 percent at Wednesday...

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Sri Lanka bonds flat ahead of bill auction, rupee steady

Sri Lanka's rupee was quoted at 182.05/20 to the US dollar in the spot market at opening Wednesday, marginally firmer fr...

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Sri Lanka’s Kelani Valley Plantations profits soar on capital gain

Sri Lanka’s Kelani Valley Plantations said net profit soared to 354 million rupees in the December 2018 quarter f...

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US Dollar 202.0000 202.0000
UK Pound 271.5789 271.5789
Euro 224.2978 226.8561
Aus Dollar 141.6485 143.0261
Yen 1.7429 1.7640
Source: Central Bank/Indicative
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Indian Rupee 2.6749 2.6890
Korea Won 0.1670 0.1680
Oman Rial 522.5672 524.6685
Saudi Riyal 53.6238 53.8480
UAE Dirham 54.7749 54.9952
Source: Central Bank/Indicative
pts %
S&P SL20 4,400.91 -1.73%
CSE All Share 12,885.70 -1.38%
Turnover Rs million. 2,191,558,044.10 7,595,436,655
Source: CSE
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3-m bill 8.18 7.91
6-m bill 8.36 8.18
12-m bill 8.51 8.37
5-yr bond 11.26 10.93
8-yr bond 11.81 10.93
Source: Central Bank/Indicative
today yesterday
Overnight Money 5.93 5.99
Gilt Repo 5.14 5.14
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Sri Lanka rupee closes weaker, bond yields up, stocks down

Sri Lanka's rupee closed weaker at 182.00/30 to the US dollar on Tuesday, while bond yields were higher and stocks were ...

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Sri Lanka's Anilana Hotels says to get more cash from Singapore’s SOMAP

ECONOMYNEXT – Singapore’s SOMAP International Pte Ltd. is to pump in funds to revive Sri Lanka’s lo...

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Sri Lanka stocks open slightly higher; rupee and bonds steady

ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka stocks opened 0.06 percent higher Monday on buying-interest in LOLC Finance and fabric maker Tee...

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Sri Lanka rupee opens steady, bonds inactive

ECONOMYNEXT - The Sri Lanka rupee opened steady at 181.75/90 rupees against the US dollar Tuesday while bonds were inact...

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Sri Lanka's Keells Food Products Dec net down 5-pct

ECONOMYNEXT - Profits at Sri Lanka's Keells Food Products Plc fell 5 percent from a year earlier to 82.4 million rupees ...

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Sri Lanka rupee ends weaker, stocks down 0.49-pct

ECONOMYNEXT - The Sri Lanka rupee closed weaker at 181.75/85 rupees against the US dollar in the spot market Monday, as ...

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Sri Lanka calls managers for US dollar, Euro, Panda and Samurai bonds

Sri Lanka's has called proposals from investment banks to sell up to 2.0 billion US dollars in sovereign bonds in 2019.

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Sri Lanka facing debt refinancing risks: Fitch

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka is one of the frontier markets in Asia facing external pressure and debt refinancing risk...

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Sri Lanka’s MTD Walkers shifts subsidiaries to Malaysian parent to settle debt

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s MTD Walkers, which is carrying heavy losses, has transferred three subsidiaries ...

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Sri Lanka offers US$200mn in dollar bonds

Sri Lanka is offering 200 million US dollars of bonds at an auction which will close on January 25.

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