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Sri Lanka bonds yield up at close, rupee at 291.75/292.50 against the US dollar

The Spot US dollar closed at 291.75/292.50 rupees, dealers said.

June 2, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka's shares edge up on positive macroeconomic sentiments

The main All Share Price Index was up 0.72 percent or 62.19 points to 8,753.80

June 2, 2023 3 min read

Sri Lanka sells Rs40 billion bills post – auction

In the original auction the debt office sold all offered 160 billion rupees of Treasury bills.

June 2, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka's shares edge up in mid day trade

Sri Lanka's shares edged up in mid day trade on Friday, Colombo Stock Exchange data showed. 

June 2, 2023 1 min read
Sri Lanka rupee closes stronger at 326.90/327.00 to the US dollar

Sri Lanka’s rupee appreciated slightly at 326.90/327.00 to the US dollar on Tuesday, dealers said. Bond yields down.

Sri Lanka shares close up, 1bn turnover

The Colombo Stock Exchange closed up on Tuesday, CSE data showed. Turnover crossed 1 billion.

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
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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
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
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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
Gilt Repo 13.50 14.00
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Sri Lanka rupee opens firmer at 197.50/198.50 against one week dollar

Sri Lanka's rupee opened stronger at 197.50/198.50 to the one week US dollar on Friday after a forex surrender requireme...

March 19, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee strengthens after forex surrender suspension

Sri Lanka’s rupee closed slightly firmer at 198.50/199.00 levels to the US dollar in one week forward market on Thursd...

March 18, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka stocks end 1.62-pct lower on continued selling pressure

Sri Lanka stocks fell 1.62 per cent on Thursday on selling pressure seen in LOLC Holdings, Expolanka Holdings and Brown...

March 18, 2021 3 min read

Sri Lanka rupee quoted slightly firmer at 199.50/200.50 levels in one-week forwards market

Sri Lanka’s rupee quoted slightly firmer at 199.50/200.50 levels to the US dollar in one week forward market on Thursd...

March 18, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka's rupee hits a new historic low of 202/203 to one week dollar

Sri Lanka's rupee closed at 202/303 in one week dollars on Wednesday dealers said amid record money printing, dollar su...

March 17, 2021 2 min read
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Sri Lanka fails to sell 42-pct of Treasuries offered

Sri Lanka has failed to sell 42 percent of 45 billion rupees of Treasury bills offered at an auction Wednesday amid pre-...

March 17, 2021 3 min read

Sri Lanka rupee quoted weaker at 199.50/201.50 levels in one week forwards market

Sri Lanka’s rupee quoted at 199.50/201.50 levels to the US dollar in the one week forwards market while the bond yield...

March 17, 2021 3 min read

Sri Lanka rupee falls to 200.75 to dollar in spot next

Sri Lanka's rupee fell to near 200.75 to the US dollar in the spot next market Tuesday, while on week dollars were quote...

March 16, 2021 3 min read

Sri Lanka stocks end 0.57-pct lower for the second day

Sri Lanka stocks fell 0.57 percent for the second day of the week on Tuesday on index Hayleys, Expolanka Holdings and LO...

March 16, 2021 3 min read
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Sri Lanka rupee quoted flat at 198.00/199.00 in the one-week forward market

Sri Lanka’s rupee quoted flat at 198.00/199.00 levels to the US dollar in the one-week forward market on Tuesday while...

March 16, 2021 1 min read