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Sri Lanka bond yields ease at close

CBSL has a policy review on July 08.

July 6, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka's stocks end 0.03-pct lower

LOLC Development Finance, John Keells Holdings and Ceylon Cold Stores pushed ASPI down

July 6, 2021 3 min read

Sri Lanka's JAT Holdings seeks Rs1.5bn in IPO, Rs731 sale by investor

Plans to develop export markets

July 6, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka bond yields marginally down

Rupee bond yields were marginally down.

July 5, 2021 2 min read
Sri Lanka rupee slightly moves up against TT dollar

Commercial banks quoted the rupee at 366 against telegraphic transfers on Wednesday 15 from 367 on June 13

Sri Lanka stocks slips over 1.5-pct in mid-day trade

ASPI down 1.45 percent at 1135 hrs

Rupee bonds held by foreigners in Sri Lanka slightly up

Rupee denominated Sri Lanka bond held by foreign investors grew slightly to 143.8 billion rupees to 143.95 billion rupee...

June 24, 2019 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee ends slightly weaker, gilt yields ease

Sri Lanka's rupee closed weak at 176.75/85 percent against the US dollar in the spot market on Friday while bond yields ...

June 21, 2019 1 min read

Expolanka, HNB Assurance, Janashakthi, Melstacorp in S&P Sri Lanka 20 Index

ECONOMYNEXT – The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) has included Expolanka Holdings, HNB Assurance, Janashakthi Insura...

June 21, 2019 2 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close flat; Access block trade drives turnover

Sri Lanka stocks closed 0.01 percent lower on Friday with a block trade in Access Engineering bringing over 80 percent o...

June 21, 2019 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee opens weak, gilt yields ease.

ECONOMYNEXT- Sri Lanka's rupee opened weak at 176.75/85 percent against the US dollar in the spot market on Friday while...

June 21, 2019 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee ends steady, gilt yields ease

Sri Lanka's rupee closed flat at 176.70/80 percent against the US dollar in the spot market on Thursday while bond yield...

June 20, 2019 2 min read

JKH drags Sri Lanka stocks 0.37-pct lower at close

Sri Lanka's stocks closed 0.37 percent lower on Thursday, dragged down by index-heavy John Keells Holdings (JKH), provis...

June 20, 2019 2 min read

Sri Lanka govt US$3bn debt refinancing challenging: Moody's

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s government could face risks in refinancing its three billion US dollars of forei...

June 20, 2019 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee opens firm, stocks gain

Sri Lanka's rupee opened stronger at 176.65/75 percent against the US dollar in the spot market on Thursday, while bond ...

June 20, 2019 2 min read

Sri Lanka 12-month Treasury bill yields fall 2bp to 8.86-pct

Sri Lanka's bill yields at Wednesday's primary auction eased with 12-month bill rates falling 2 basis points to 8.86 per...

June 19, 2019 1 min read
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Latest Last
US Dollar 371.7127 371.6601
UK Pound 453.5962 453.9794
Euro 396.3156 396.4763
Aus Dollar 250.1862 251.1981
Yen 2.8251 2.7549
Source: Central Bank/Indicative
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Indian Rupee 4.3961 4.3963
Korea Won 0.2820 0.2791
Oman Rial 943.2237 943.2268
Saudi Riyal 96.7270 96.7115
UAE Dirham 98.8729 98.8786
Source: Central Bank/Indicative
pts %
S&P SL20 2,653.84 -1.51%
CSE All Share 8,420.26 -1.04%
Turnover Rs million 4,621,153,484 2,824,714,520
Source: CSE
Latest Last
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
Source: Central Bank/Indicative
today yesterday
Overnight Money 15.50 15.50
Gilt Repo 15.50 15.50
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Source: Central Bank/Indicative

Sri Lanka stocks close 0.31-pct higher, crossings dominate for fourth straight day

Sri Lanka's stocks closed 0.31 percent higher on Wednesday with buying interest in Distilleries Company of Sri Lanka (DI...

June 19, 2019 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee opens firm, bond yields steady

Sri Lanka's rupee opened stronger at 176.78/88 percent against the US dollar in the spot market on Wednesday while bond ...

June 19, 2019 2 min read

Sri Lanka clears pre-April 2018 land purchases by foreign-owned listed firms

ECONOMYNEXT –Sri Lanka’s Cabinet of Ministers has corrected an anomaly in a land ownership law, clearing p...

June 19, 2019 1 min read
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Sri Lanka bond yields close lower after President Sirisena re-chairs cabinet

Sri Lanka's rupee closed weaker at 176.80/85 against the US dollar in the spot market on Tuesday while bond yields eased...

June 18, 2019 2 min read

Hayleys Sri Lanka rating downgraded to [SL]A+ from [SL]AA-

ECONOMYNEXT – ICRA Lanka Limited has downgraded Sri Lanka’s Hayleys rating to [SL]A+ with a stable outlook...

June 18, 2019 10 min read

Sri Lanka’s stocks close 0.12-pct lower, heavy crossings for third straight day

Sri Lanka's stocks closed 0.04 percent lower on Tuesday with crossings continuing to dominate trade for the third consec...

June 18, 2019 2 min read

Sri Lanka stock exchange encourages small firms in Kandy to list

ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lankan stock market authorities have reached out to new, fast growing companies in the central hill co...

June 18, 2019 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee, gilts open flat, stocks higher

ECONOMYNEXT – The Sri Lanka rupee opened flat at 176.75/85 rupees against the US dollar in the spot market Tuesda...

June 18, 2019 2 min read

Senthilverl drives stock turnover to 4-month high

Sri Lanka's stock market turnover reached 2.2 billion rupees on Monday, reaching a four month high on the back of high n...

June 18, 2019 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee, bond yields stable at close

The Sri Lanka rupee closed steady at 176.75/85 rupees against the US dollar in the spot market Monday while bond yields ...

June 17, 2019 1 min read