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Sri Lanka shares muted on fears of debt restructuring, long weekend

The All Share Price Index (ASPI) was up 0.90 percent or 82.93 points to 9,256.90. 

April 6, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka's mid day shares edge down

All Share Price Index was up 0.62 percent or 56.53 points to 9,230.50.

April 6, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka bonds plunge 400bp

T-bills to be exempted from re-structuring

April 6, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka's shares edge down on holiday sentiments

The main All Share Price Index closed down 0.68 percent or 62.96 points to 9,173.97. 

April 4, 2023 2 min read
Sri Lanka rupee closes slightly weaker, bond yield edge lower

Bond yields largely unmoved by news that China has made a tentative deal to re-structure debt

Sri Lanka stocks close up 0.9-pct driven by banks

Sri Lanka stock market closed 0.97 per cent higher Wednesday, recovering ground from a correction a day earlier as inves...

January 20, 2021 3 min read

Sri Lanka rupee opens wide in one month forwards

Sri Lanka's rupee opened wide quoted at 196.00/199.00 to the US dollar in the one month forward market with no spot or s...

January 20, 2021 1 min read

Sri Lanka savers warned on stock scams as interest rates fall

A rise in Sri Lanka's stocks which has sent some counters to soaring to unusual highs may leave late entrants in losses,...

Imesh Ranasinghe
January 20, 2021 4 min read

Sri Lanka rupee at 196.00/197.00 to dollar in spot-next and one week's

Sri Lanka’s rupee was quoted weaker around 196.00/197.00 to the green back in both spot next and one week forwards Tue...

January 19, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka Development Bond auction gets few bids, balance offered on tap

Sri Lanka has sold 43.5 million US dollars in a 200 million dollar auction of Sri Lanka Development Bonds at yields rang...

January 19, 2021 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks ease from record highs, punters pounce on banks

Sri Lanka stocks fell 1.4 percent from a record high on Wednesday as some high flying stocks lost steam to profit taking...

Chanka Jayasinghe
January 19, 2021 3 min read

Sri Lanka rupee steady at 194.50/196.00 to dollar in spot next

Sri Lanka’s rupee was quoted around 194.50/196.00 in the spot-next market on Tuesday while bond yields eased, dealers ...

January 19, 2021 1 min read

Sri Lanka’s rupee ends around 194.50/195.00, gilt yields up

Sri Lanka’s rupee closed around 194.50/195.00 in the spot-next market on Monday while bond yields slightly up ahead of...

January 18, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka stocks hit all time high

Sri Lanka stocks closed up 2.4 percent at 7 on January 16, reaching an all time high, of 7922.66 points topping a previo...

Mahadiya Hamza and Chanka Jayasinghe
January 18, 2021 4 min read

Sri Lanka rupee quoted around 194.00/195.50 in spot-next, gilt yields down

Sri Lanka’s rupee was quoted around 194.00/195.50 in the spot-next market on Monday while bond yields eased ahead of ...

January 18, 2021 2 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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pts %
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 among best performing stock markets after Venezuela, Hanoi

Sri Lanka stocks have risen the most in the world in 2021 after Venezuela in local currency and is just behind Vietnam a...

January 18, 2021 3 min read

Sri Lanka SEC welcomes stock surge, calls for informed decision-making

Sri Lanka's Securities and Exchange Commission has welcomed a surge in the Colombo Stock Exchange making it one of the b...

January 17, 2021 4 min read
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Sri Lanka SEC clears new listing framework, autonomy for CSE, broker guidelines

Sri Lanka's Securities and Exchange Commission said it has approved a new framework for listing companies giving more au...

January 17, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee at 195.30/195.70 in one-weeks amid intervention

Sri Lanka's rupee was quoted around 195.20/195.70 in the one-week forward market in late trade on Friday after intervent...

January 15, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka stocks soar 3.9-pct, rupee slides in excess liquidity

Sri Lanka stocks soared 3.91 per cent higher reaching up 14 per cent so far in 2021 while the rupee was defended around ...

Mahadiya Hamza and Chanka Jayasinghe
January 15, 2021 4 min read
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Sri Lanka rupee quoted 193.00/196.00 levels in one-month forwards

Sri Lanka’s rupee was quoted at 193.00/196.00 levels to the US dollar in one-month forwards market on Friday while bon...

January 15, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka's Sunshine, Abans, Singer, DSI local ratings lifted after sovereign downgrade

Fitch Ratings said it was lifting the local ratings of several private companies after a recaliberation of the domestic ...

January 14, 2021 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee ends weaker in spot next, gilt yields steady

Sri Lanka’s rupee closed weaker at 193.75/194.75 to the US dollar in the spot next market on Wednesday from a day earl...

January 13, 2021 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks end 2-pct higher

Sri Lanka stock market closed 2.21 percent higher on Wednesday continuing the surge pushed by index heavy Expolanka Hold...

January 13, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee quoted 191/194 in spot next market

Sri Lanka's rupee was quoted wide at 191/194 in mid-morning trade to the US dollar in the spot next market on Wednesday ...

January 13, 2021 1 min read