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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's shares edge down on profit taking on renewed interest in the financial sector

The main All Share Price Index (ASPI) was down 0.13 percent or 11.84 points to 8,914.74.

May 9, 2023 3 min read

Sri Lanka's shares edge down on profit taking and selling pressure

Sri Lanka's shares edged down in mid day trade on Tuesday, on selling pressure and profit taking, an analyst said. 

May 9, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka bond yields end higher, rupee at 317.90/318.50

The rupee closed at 317.50/318.50 against the US dollar in the spot market appreciated from the last close

May 8, 2023 1 min read
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 stocks up, turnover pushed by JKH and renewed retail activity

Analysts said there was a recovery in the market sentiment due to some of the earnings results announced.

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

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
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Latest Last
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
Latest Last
Indian Rupee 3.6453 3.5932
Korea Won 0.2342 0.2292
Oman Rial 780.3569 769.4973
Saudi Riyal 80.1114 78.9849
UAE Dirham 81.7952 80.6569
Source: Central Bank/Indicative
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
Latest Last
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
today yesterday
Overnight Money 13.93 14.00
Gilt Repo 13.50 14.00
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Source: Central Bank/Indicative

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

Sri Lanka rupee closes weaker at 197.50/198.50 one-week forwards

Sri Lanka rupee closed weaker around 197.50/198.50 levels to the US dollar in the one-week forward market on Tuesday, wh...

February 16, 2021 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks down 4.13-pct

Sri Lanka stocks fell 4.13 percent on Tuesday with selling was seen in LOLC Holdings, Vallibel One and Browns Investment...

February 16, 2021 3 min read

Sri Lanka rupee quoted wider around 195.00/197.50 levels to the US dollar

Sri Lanka rupee quoted wider around 195.00/197.50 levels to the US dollar in the spot market on Tuesday, while bond yiel...

February 16, 2021 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee weaker in one week forwards, bond yields up

Sri Lanka rupee closed weaker around 196.50/197 levels to the US dollar in the one-week forward market on Monday, while ...

February 15, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka stocks down 0.97-pct

Sri Lanka stocks fell 0.97 percent on Monday, after a strong recovery a day earlier, as heavy selling was seen in Melsta...

February 15, 2021 3 min read

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

Sri Lanka rupee was quoted weaker around 194.00/196.00 levels to the US dollar in the spot market on Monday, while bond ...

February 15, 2021 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee closes at 194.50/195.50 to dollar in one week forwards

Sri Lanka rupee closed weaker around 194.50/195.50 levels to the US dollar in the one-week market on Friday, while bond ...

February 12, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka's stocks close 5-pct higher, recouping losses

Sri Lanka stocks gained 5.1 percent on Friday, pushed up mainly by LOLC Holdings, Vallibel one and ExpoLanka holdings, r...

February 12, 2021 3 min read

Sri Lanka rupee quoted around 193.50/194.00 to greenback

Sri Lanka rupee was quoted around193.50/194.00 levels in the spot market on Friday, while bond yields edged up on higher...

February 12, 2021 1 min read