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Sri Lanka rupee closes around 199/206 level to one-month dollar

May 3, 2021 1 min read
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Sri Lanka stocks end 0.10-pct higer

LOLC Holdings, Browns Investments and Distilleries drive ASPI's gain.

May 3, 2021 3 min read
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Sri Lanka rupee quoted at 199.50/205 levels in one-month dollar

Rupee quoted in one-month forward market.

May 3, 2021 1 min read
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Sri Lanka rupee trades at 199.75 to spot dollar in moral suasion

No active rupee quotes in the market. Small deals done at 199.75 levels.

April 30, 2021 1 min read
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Sri Lanka stocks down on rising interest rates, political crisis

"We have hit the rock-bottom investor sentiment wise"

Sri Lanka rupee plunges to world’s worst-performing in monetary meltdown: report

The selling rate of the US dollar was at 308.4951 while the buying rate was 298.1064 as at 9.30am Wednesday.

Sri Lanka stocks close 0.22-pct lower, selling amidst political flare-up

Sri Lanka's stocks closed 0.22 percent lower on Monday with selling centred on John Keells Holdings (JKH), provisional d...

June 3, 2019 1 min read

Sri Lanka’s Mahaweli Coconut Plantations rises on debut on small volumes

ECONOMYNEXT - Mahaweli Coconut Plantations Limited began trading on Sri Lanka’s stock exchange Monday, rising 11....

June 3, 2019 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee slightly weaker, CB sells down Treasuries stock

Sri Lanka rupee was trading at 176.50/60 slightly weaker than Friday while bonds markets were quiet with yields largely ...

June 3, 2019 2 min read

Sri Lanka EPF retains SriLankan Catering stake

Sri Lanka's 2.2 trillion rupee pension fund, the Employees' Provident Fund (EPF), has not sold its 1 billion rupee stake...

June 1, 2019 1 min read

Sri Lanka primary dealer NatWealth Securities suspended

Sri Lanka's central bank has suspended the business of NatWealth Securities Limited, a primary dealer in government secu...

May 31, 2019 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee ends steady, gilts edge higher after policy rate cut

ECONOMYNEXT -Sri Lanka rupee closed steady at 176.40/50 rupees to the US dollar on Friday and gilt yields edged higher o...

May 31, 2019 2 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close 0.26-pct lower, selling in Asiri, JKH

ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka's stocks closed 0.26 percent lower on selling interest, provisional data showed.

May 31, 2019 1 min read

Sri Lanka overnight rates fall after rate cut, bonds edge up

ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka's overnight money market rates eased after the Central Bank cut policy rates Friday, as the rupe...

May 31, 2019 2 min read

Sri Lanka's Tokyo Cement March quarter net profit down 27-pct

ECONOMYNEXT – Net profit at Sri Lanka's Tokyo Cement Plc fell 27 percent to 182 million rupees in the March 2019 ...

May 31, 2019 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee ends lower, bond yields gain

Sri Lanka's rupee closed weaker at 176.40/50 to the US dollar in the spot market on Thursday and gilt yields edged up, d...

May 30, 2019 1 min read
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US Dollar 371.7757 371.7599
UK Pound 442.7119 438.8584
Euro 387.1945 385.3880
Aus Dollar 253.0234 251.0798
Yen 2.6686 2.6603
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CSE All Share 8,087.04 -2.47%
Turnover Rs million 1,626,658,918 1,576,314,848
Source: CSE
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3-m bill 31.03 31.03
6-m bill 29.57 29.60
12-m bill 28.41 28.41
5-yr bond 27.49 27.57
8-yr bond 27.44 27.23
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Overnight Money 15.50 15.50
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Sri Lanka’s Hatton Plantations March profits fall in weak market

Sri Lanka's Hatton Plantations (HPL) net losses for the March quarter fell 218 percent from a year earlier to 172.9 mill...

May 30, 2019 2 min read

Sri Lanka stocks end 0.09-pct higher, buying in CTC, SLT

Sri Lanka's stocks closed 0.09 percent higher, with buying in Ceylon Tobacco Company and Sri Lanka Telecom, provisional ...

May 30, 2019 1 min read

Sri Lanka overnight CB repo rate close to 6-month Treasuries yield

Sri Lanka's six month Treasury bill yield fell near the overnight repurchase rate at which excess money is withdrawn by ...

May 30, 2019 3 min read

Sri Lanka rupee opens slightly weaker, stocks up

Sri Lanka's rupee opened weaker at 176.40/50 to the US dollar in the spot market on Thursday, while gilt yields gained a...

May 30, 2019 2 min read

Sri Lanka gets nod to sell US$1.5bn sovereign bond

ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka’s Cabinet of ministers has approved government borrowing of 1.5 billion US dollars throug...

May 29, 2019 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close 0.50-pct higher, buying interest in CLC, LLUB

Sri Lanka's stocks closed 0.50 percent higher with buying interest in Commercial Leasing and Finance (CLC) and Chevron L...

May 29, 2019 1 min read

Sri Lanka 01-yr Treasury Bill yield falls to 8.88-pct

ECONOMYNEXT- Sri Lanka's Treasury Bill yields fell for the fifth straight week, with the rate for the 12-month maturity ...

May 29, 2019 1 min read

Sri Lanka’s United Motors tax reversal boosts March profits

Profits at United Motors (UML) Sri Lanka rose 9.9 percent to 237.5 million rupees in the March quarter due to a tax reve...

May 29, 2019 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee opens firmer, bond yields fall

Sri Lanka's rupee opened firmer at 176.10/25 to the US dollar in the spot market on Wednesday and gilt yields were stead...

May 29, 2019 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee ends lower, bond yields steady

Sri Lanka's rupee closed weaker at 176.25/35 to the US dollar in the spot market on Tuesday and gilt yields were steady,...

May 28, 2019 1 min read