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Sri Lanka rupee quoted weaker in spot-next, gilt yields steady

Sri Lanka rupee was quoted weaker at 188.60/85 to the US dollar on Thursday in the spot-next market while gilt yields re...

December 17, 2020 1 min read
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Sri Lanka fails to sell 32-pct of Treasuries at auction

Sri Lanka has failed to sell 32 percent of a 40 billion rupee Treasuries offered at an 'auction' where a yield for each ...

December 17, 2020 2 min read
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Sri Lanka rupee ends weaker in spot next, gilt yields flat

Sri Lanka rupee closed weaker at 188.40/188.80 to the US dollar on Wednesday in the spot-next market while gilt yields r...

December 16, 2020 1 min read
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Sri Lanka stocks close 0.3-pct with interest in LOLC units

Sri Lanka stocks closed a 0.36 percent higher on Wednesday's helped by Browns Investments, Ceylon Tobacco Company and Br...

December 16, 2020 2 min read
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Sri Lanka's EB Creasy rated [SL]BBB by ICRA Lanka

Borrowings skewed to the short term

Sri Lanka stock index clocks all-time high for fifth straight day; Expo announces US deal

“High share price does not necessarily mean the stock is value for that price.”

Sri Lanka rupee gains on remittances, bonds dull ahead of auction

Sri Lanka's rupee gained Wednesday morning to 176.85/00 against the US dollar in the spot market, while bond yields were...

March 27, 2019 2 min read

Sri Lanka's NDB banks sells Rs5.37bn bail-in bonds

Sri Lanka's NDB Bank said it had received orders for 5.37 billion rupees of bail-in bonds when subscriptions closed.

March 27, 2019 1 min read

Sri Lanka bond yields up on auction shift, rupee stronger

Sri Lanka's bond yield rose for the third day after the Central Bank spooked the market by suddenly bringing forward pre...

March 26, 2019 2 min read

SEC urges Sri Lankan firms to identify potential women for board positions

ECONOMYNEXT – Listed Sri Lankan companies and professional organizations should set eligibility criteria and buil...

March 26, 2019 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee opens stable, bonds dull

Sri Lanka's rupee opened stable at 178.15/25 to the US dollar Tuesday morning, unchanged from Monday's close, while bond...

March 26, 2019 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee closes weaker, stocks fall

Sri Lanka's rupee closed slightly weaker at 178.15/25 to the US dollar in the spot market after opening at 178.10/15 to ...

March 25, 2019 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee weakens, bond yields stable at open

Sri Lanka's rupee opened slightly weaker at 178.05/15 to the US dollar in the spot market, while bond yields were stable...

March 25, 2019 2 min read

Sri Lanka stocks fall, active trading in bonds

Sri Lanka's rupee closed at 178.00/15 to the US dollar, weaker from yesterday's 177.90/05 but stocks extended falls, whi...

March 22, 2019 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee stronger, bond yields down

Sri Lanka's rupee closed stronger at 177.90/05 to the US dollar in the spot market Thursday up from 178.40/45 on Tuesday...

March 21, 2019 1 min read

Sri Lanka 12-month Treasuries yields fall 6-bp

Sri Lanka Treasuries yields fell across maturities with 12-month bills falling 06 basis points to 10.52 percent at Tuesd...

March 19, 2019 1 min read
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US Dollar 367.2255 367.4039
UK Pound 452.1949 452.7893
Euro 389.8785 389.4918
Aus Dollar 256.3767 256.4772
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Turnover Rs million 815,332,807 1,423,365,059
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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
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Sri Lanka rupee falls at close, stocks retreat

Sri Lanka's rupee closed weaker at 178.40/45 to the US dollar on Tuesday, while bond yields fell and stocks retreated 0....

March 19, 2019 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee weaker at open, bond yields stable

Sri Lanka's rupee opened weaker at 178.50/55 to the US dollar on Tuesday, while bond yields were stable, dealers said.

March 19, 2019 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee gains at close, bonds yields stable

Sri Lanka's rupee closed stronger at 178.25/35 to the US dollar on Monday, while bond yields were stable, dealers said.

March 18, 2019 2 min read

Sri Lanka stock market boss wants ‘pump & dump’ scammers dealt with

ECONOMYNEXT – Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) chairman Ray Abeywardena has called for action against those behind a ...

March 18, 2019 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee opens marginally weaker, bond yields stable

Sri Lanka's rupee opened marginally weaker at 178.40/60 to the US dollar on Monday while bond yields were stable, dealer...

March 18, 2019 2 min read

Sri Lanka's Sunshine and CIC in talks to merge healthcare business

Sri Lanka's Sunshine Holdings Plc and agrochemical group CIC Holdings Plc said they merge healthcare operations.

March 15, 2019 1 min read

Sri Lanka's US dollar bonds get final 'B' rating from Fitch

ECONOMYNEXT - Fitch Ratings said it has assigned a final rating of 'B' to the US dollar bonds issued by the Sri Lankan g...

March 14, 2019 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee opens lower, bond yields stable

Sri Lanka's rupee opened weaker at 178.80/00 to the US dollar on Thursday while bond yields were stable and stocks gain...

March 14, 2019 2 min read

Public consultation before mandating CEO/chairman separation: Sri Lanka SEC

Sri Lanka’s capital markets regulator, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), said it would introduce rule...

March 14, 2019 2 min read

Sri Lanka’s 01-year Treasury Bill yield falls to 10.58-pct

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s 01-year Treasury Bill yield fell 06 basis points to 10.58 percent at Wednesdayâ...

March 13, 2019 1 min read