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Sri Lanka sells Rs132.4bn in T-bill auction

Sri Lanka’s has sold 132.4 billion rupees of Treasury bills at an auction held on Wednesday

May 10, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka's shares edge down on mid day trade

All Share Price Index (ASPI) was down 0.08 percent  or 6.83 points to 8,907.91

May 10, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka bond yields up in mid-morning trade, rupee appreciates

The rupee was trading at 317.30/50 against the US dollar in the spot market

May 10, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka bond yields up at close, rupee at 317.50/318 against the USD

Sri Lanka’s bond yields were slightly up at close on Tuesday, while the rupee opened at 317.80/318 against the USD

May 9, 2023 1 min read
Sri Lanka rupee closes at 328.40/70 to the US dollar

Sri Lanka’s rupee closed at 328.40/70 to the US dollar on Wednesday, from 327.50/90 on Tuesday, dealers said.

Sri Lanka stocks close up lifted by interest in JKH

Turnover was at 1.8 billion, with John Keells Holdings Plc contributing most

Sri Lanka’s rupee quoted stronger at 193.50/00 levels to the US dollar

Sri Lanka’s rupee quoted stronger at 193.50/00 to the US dollar in the spot market on Tuesday, while some steady, dea...

February 23, 2021 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee ends firmer to the US dollar

Sri Lanka’s rupee closed stronger at 193/194.25 to the US dollar in the spot market on Monday, while some bond yields ...

February 22, 2021 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks end 2.5-pct lower

Sri Lanka stocks fell 2.57 percent on Monday losing the gains made last week, pushed down by LOLC Holdings, Expolanka an...

February 22, 2021 3 min read

Sri Lanka rupee quoted around 194.00/196.00 levels to the US dollar

Sri Lanka’s rupee was quoted around 194.00/196.00 to the US dollar in the spot market on Monday, while some bond yiel...

February 22, 2021 1 min read

Sri Lanka banks to surrender 12-5-pct of export receipts to central bank

Sri Lanka's banks have been ordered to sell half of mandatorily converted export proceeds to the central bank, financial...

February 20, 2021 1 min read
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Sri Lanka's Sampath Bank net down 34-pct in Dec 2020

Profits at Sampath Bank fell 34.1 percent to 3.2 billion rupees in the December 2020 quarter from a year earlier amid a ...

February 20, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka Dialog Axiata net up 41-pt despite soft-peg losses

Profits at Sri Lanka's Dialog Axiata grew 41 percent to 3.4 billion rupees despite a foreign exchange losses as the isla...

February 20, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka orders exporters to convert 25-pct of forex earnings

Sri Lanka's Central Bank has ordered exporters to covert 25 percent of foreign exchange earnings with immediate effect...

February 19, 2021 3 min read
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Sri Lanka rupee closes stronger at 195/195.75 to US dollar in one-week forwards

Sri Lanka’s rupee closed stronger at 195/195.75 to the US dollar in the one-week forward market on Friday, while some...

February 19, 2021 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks up for third straight day

Sri Lanka stocks gained 0.80 percent on Friday continuing for the third day in a row, pushed up by LOLC Holdings, Brown ...

February 19, 2021 3 min read
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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
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UAE Dirham 81.7952 80.6569
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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
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Sri Lanka's LOLC Holdings sells Rs10bn in 5 and 10 year bonds

Sri Lanka's LOLC Holdings said it had received over 10 billion rupees of applications for listed debentures and the issu...

February 19, 2021 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee closes at 196.50/197.00 to one week dollar, bond yields up

Sri Lanka's rupee closed at 196.50/197.00 to the US dollar in the one-week forward market on Thursday, while some bond y...

February 18, 2021 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks extend gains rising 1.9-pct

Sri Lanka stocks gained 1.95 percent on Thursday continuing for the second day, pushed up by LOLC Holdings, Brown Invest...

February 18, 2021 3 min read

Sri Lanka rupee opens weaker at 196.00/196.40 to dollar in spot-next

Sri Lanka rupee was quoted weaker around 196.00/196.40 levels to the US dollar in the spot-next market on Thursday, whil...

February 18, 2021 1 min read

Sri Lanka rated firms less exposed to sovereign downgrade, Fitch explains how

Sri Lanka's companies are less exposed to government credit risk than and banks and insurance companies, and have had ge...

February 18, 2021 11 min read
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Sri Lanka fails to sell 56-pc of Treasuries, yields up amid price controls

Sri Lanka has failed to sell 56 percent of a Treasuries auction this week despite a slight hiking of a price control in ...

February 18, 2021 3 min read

Sri Lanka rupee closes at 195.00/198.00to dollar spot-next

Sri Lanka rupee closed around 195.00/198.00 levels to the US dollar in the spot-next market on Wednesday, while bond yie...

February 17, 2021 2 min read

SriLanka stocks end marginally higher

Sri Lanka stocks gained 0.10 percent on Wednesday recovering some of the losses in the past few days, pushed up by Hayca...

February 17, 2021 3 min read

Sri Lanka rupee quoted around 197.50/198.00 levels in spot-next

Sri Lanka rupee quoted around 197.50/198.00 levels to the US dollar in the spot-next market on Wednesday, while bond yie...

February 17, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka petroleum utility allowed to buy foreign exchange from market

Sri Lanka's state-run Ceylon Petroleum Corporation would be allowed to buy foreign exchange directly from the entire fo...

Imesh Ranasinghe
February 16, 2021 2 min read