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Sri Lanka sells Rs132.4bn in T-bill auction

Sri Lanka’s has sold 132.4 billion rupees of Treasury bills at an auction held on Wednesday

May 10, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka's shares edge down on mid day trade

All Share Price Index (ASPI) was down 0.08 percent  or 6.83 points to 8,907.91

May 10, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka bond yields up in mid-morning trade, rupee appreciates

The rupee was trading at 317.30/50 against the US dollar in the spot market

May 10, 2023 1 min read

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 stocks down mid-day, despite Telecom interest

The Colombo Stock Exchange was trading down on Friday, CSE data showed.

Sri Lanka rupee opens at 327.50/328.00 to the US dollar

Sri Lanka’s rupee opened at 327.50/328.00 to the US dollar on Friday, from 327.40/70 on Thursday, dealers said.

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

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
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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
Source: Central Bank/Indicative
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Overnight Money 13.93 14.00
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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

Sri Lanka stockbrokers meet regulators after market fall; discuss credit data call

Chief executives of Sri Lanka's stock broking firms had met the Securities and Exchange Commission Thursday to discuss a...

February 11, 2021 5 min read
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Sri Lanka stocks close down 1.7-pct, recoups steep intra-day losses

Sri Lanka stocks closed down 1.7 percent Thursday, recovering from a steep intra-day fall that pushed the benchmark inde...

February 11, 2021 4 min read

Sri Lanka rupee ends firmer around 194.00/194.50 levels in one-weeks

Sri Lanka rupee closed firmer around 194.00/194.50 levels in the one-week forwards market on Wednesday, while bond yield...

February 11, 2021 1 min read

Sri Lanka trading halted as stocks plunge 7.5-pct

Trading in Sri Lanka's Colombo Stock Exchange was halted Thursday as an index of liquid stocks fell 7.5 percent.

February 11, 2021 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee quoted around 195.00/198.00 levels in one-week forwards

Sri Lanka rupee was quoted around 195.00/198.00 levels in the one-week forwards market on Wednesday, while bond yields e...

February 11, 2021 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee ends weaker around 194.00/198.00 levels to the US dollar

Sri Lanka rupee closed weaker around 194.00/198.00 levels in the spot market on Wednesday, while bond yields were flat a...

February 10, 2021 1 min read

Sri Lanka fails to sell 65-pct of bills at auction

Sri Lanka has failed to sell 65 percent of the offered 40 billion rupees at an Treasuries auction Wednesday despite 74.4...

February 10, 2021 1 min read
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Sri Lanka stocks extend losses falling 2.9-pct

Sri Lanka stocks extended losses falling 2.90 percent on Wednesday, with several high flying stocks linked to the LOLC a...

February 10, 2021 3 min read

Sri Lanka rupee opens weaker

Sri Lanka rupee was quoted weaker around 195.50/196.50 levels in the spot market in early trade on Wednesday, while bond...

February 10, 2021 1 min read