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Sri Lanka cement to fall Rs300-Rs500 per bag after rupee appreciation: Minister

Request to cut prices also made from steel manufacturers

June 5, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka's shares edge up in mid day trade

The market generated a turnover of 274 million rupees during mid day trade.

June 5, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka bond yields steady at open, rupee at 291.50/292.25 to US dollar

The Spot US dollar closed at 291.75/292.50 rupees on Friday.

June 5, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka beverage maker recycles 311 tonnes of plastics

Invested 23 million in plastics recycles

June 4, 2023 2 min read
Sri Lanka rupee opens at 326.90/327.10 to the US dollar

Sri Lanka’s rupee opened at 326.90/327.10 to the US dollar on Wednesday, dealers said. Bond yields steady.

Sri Lanka rupee quoted weaker at 199.50/201 to one week US dollar

Sri Lanka’s rupee quoted weaker at 199.50/201 to the one week US dollar on Tuesday while yields remained unchanged in ...

March 30, 2021 1 min read

Sri Lanka sells Rs27bn in 2,5,7-year bonds

Sri Lanka has sold 27 billion rupees of 2023, 2026 and 2028 bond after offering 65 billion rupees of securities, data fr...

March 30, 2021 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee ends flat at 199.25/75 levels to one week dollar

Sri Lanka’s rupee closed flat at 199.25/75 to the one week US dollar on Monday while yields remained unchanged in dul...

March 29, 2021 1 min read

Sri Lanka Stocks end 0.43-pct higher

Sri Lanka stocks gained 0.43 percent on Monday on Ceylinco Insurance, Commercial Bank and Aitken Spence helping drive th...

March 29, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee quoted weaker at 199.50/200 to the one week US dollar

Sri Lanka’s rupee quoted weaker at 199.50/200 to the one week US dollar on Monday while yields remained unchanged in ...

March 29, 2021 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks end 0.02 down

Sri Lanka stocks fell 0.02 per cent on Friday due to continued profit taking by investors and crossings (negotiated trad...

March 26, 2021 3 min read

Sri Lanka rupee quoted steady at 199.50/200 to the one week US dollar

Sri Lanka’s rupee quoted steady at 199.50/200 to the one week US dollar on Friday while yields remained unchanged in d...

March 26, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee closes steady at 199.50/200.50 to the one week US dollar

Sri Lanka’s rupee closed steady at 199.50/200.50 to the one week US dollar on Thursday while yields remained unchanged...

March 25, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka stocks down 0.5- pct

Sri Lanka stocks fell 0.51 percent on Thursday ending a three-day rally, with Expolanka Holdings, Commercial Leasing and...

March 25, 2021 3 min read

Sri Lanka rupee quoted steady at 199.00/200 to the one week US dollar

Sri Lanka’s rupee quoted steady at 199.00/200 to the one week US dollar on Thursday while yields are flat in dull mark...

March 25, 2021 1 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
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Korea Won 0.2342 0.2292
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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
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Sri Lanka fails to sell 74-pct of Treasury bills at auction amid BOP deficits

Sri Lanka has failed to sell 74 percent of a 45 billion rupee 'auction' of Treasury bills conducted under price controls...

March 25, 2021 4 min read
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Sri Lanka rupee closes weaker at 199.50/200.50 levels to one week US dollar

Sri Lanka’s rupee closed weaker at 199.50/200.50 to the one week US dollar on Wednesday while yields are flat in dull...

March 24, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka stocks soar after losing UN vote

Sri Lanka stocks soared 2.24 percent Wednesday after the island as stock investors shrugged off a vote at the UN human r...

March 24, 2021 4 min read

Sri Lanka rupee quoted at 198.75/199.00 to one week US dollar

Sri Lanka’s rupee quoted steady at 198.75/199.00 to the one week US dollar on Wednesday while yields are flat in dull...

March 24, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka stocks up 0.18-pct

Sri Lanka stocks gained 0.18 percent on Tuesday helped by heavy Ceylon Tobacco Company, Valllibel One and Expolanka Hold...

March 23, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka stocks end 1.64-pct higher recouping some of the losses made last week

Sri Lanka stocks gained 1.64 percent, recovering some of the losses from last week on index heavy LOLC Holdings, Ceylon ...

March 22, 2021 3 min read

Sri Lanka rupee quoted steady at 198/199.00 levels against the one-week dollar

Sri Lanka rupee quoted steady at 198/199.00 against the one-week dollar on Monday, while bond yields were flat dealers ...

March 22, 2021 1 min read

Sri Lanka halts banks from buying sovereign bonds till April 09

Sri Lanka has extended a ban on domestic bank purchases of international sovereign bonds till April 09, 2021, in a bid t...

March 21, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee closes 198/199.00 to one-week dollar

Sri Lanka rupee closed marginally up Friday at 198/199.00 against the one-week dollar, after opening stronger, while bon...

March 19, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka shares slide 5.4-pct over week, stock values dip below 3 trillion

Sri Lanka stocks fell for the fifth straight day ending the week 5.4 percent down amid with the index dragged down 1.1 F...

March 19, 2021 3 min read