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Sri Lanka's shares edge up on continued IMF confidence

Significant interest in banking and financial sector was seen as there are potential conclusions towards IMF.

March 8, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka bond yields down in mid-day trade

"We hope to see a positive result, with investors actively participating in the bill auction"

March 8, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks jump to over 3-month high on IMF deal hope after Chinese assurance

Significant interest in banking and financial sector was seen

March 7, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka bond yields down at close

"The market was highly active after the comments regarding IMF" dealers said.

March 7, 2023 1 min read
Sri Lanka rupee opens at 322.00/45 to the US dollar

Sri Lanka’s rupee opened at 322.00/45 to the US dollar on Tuesday

Sri Lanka rupee closes at 322.25/322.50 to the US dollar

Sri Lanka’s rupee closed at 322.25/322.50 to the US dollar Monday, from Friday’s close at 321.75/322.00 to the US do...

Sri Lanka rupee quoted stronger, gilt yields steady

Sri Lanka rupee was quoted stronger at 185.55/70 to the US dollar in the spot market on Thursday while gilt yields were...

November 26, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka sells most of Treasuries offered, yields marginally up

Sri Lanka has sold most of Treasuries offered with yields largely steady, after failing to sell all government securitie...

November 26, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka stocks end higher

Sri Lanka stocks gained 0.89 percent at Wednesday’s closing on index heavy John Keells Holdings, Melstacorp Plc and Co...

November 25, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee ends weaker, gilt yields unchanged

Sri Lanka rupee ends weaker at 185.80/90 to the US dollar in the spot market on Tuesday while gilt yields remained uncha...

November 24, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka stocks end higher

Sri Lanka stocks gained 0.26 percent at Tuesday’s closing on index heavy John Keells Holdings, Ceylon Tobacco Company...

November 24, 2020 2 min read
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Sri Lanka rupee ends stronger, gilt yields up

Sri Lanka rupee ends stronger at 185.10/30 to the US dollar in the spot market on Monday while gilt yields slightly up i...

November 23, 2020 4 min read

Sri Lanka stocks end lower

Sri Lanka stocks fell 0.21 percent at Monday’s closing on index heavy Distilleries Company, Carson Cumberbatch PLC and...

November 23, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee quoted firmer, gilt yields up

Sri Lanka rupee quoted stronger at 184.90/40 to the US dollar in the spot market on Monday while gilt yields slightly up...

November 23, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks end higher

Sri Lanka stocks gained 0.40 percent at Friday’s closing on index heavy Distilleries Company, Browns Investments PLC a...

November 20, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee quoted slightly stronger, gilt yields unchanged

Sri Lanka rupee quoted slightly stronger at 184.90/40 to the US dollar in the spot market on Friday while gilt yields re...

November 20, 2020 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 rupee ends weaker, gilt yields flat

Sri Lanka rupee closed weaker at 185.10/30 to the US dollar in the spot market on Thursday while gilt yields remained un...

November 19, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka stocks end lower

Sri Lanka stocks fell 0.77 percent at Thursday’s closing on index heavy counter C T Holdings PLC, Ceylon Tobacco Comp...

November 19, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee, gilt yields quoted steady

Sri Lanka rupee quoted steady at 184.60/80 to the US dollar in the spot market on Thursday while gilt yields remained un...

November 19, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee ends stronger, gilt yields up

Sri Lanka rupee closed firmer at 184.60/70 to the US dollar in the spot market on Wednesday while gilt yields up in dull...

November 18, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka stocks end marginally lower

Sri Lanka stocks end 0.01 per cent lower on Wednesday pushed by Carson Cumberbatch, Richard Pieris and Company and Sri L...

November 18, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee quoted weaker, gilt yields steady

Sri Lanka rupee quoted weaker at 185.00/40 to the US dollar in the spot market on Wednesday while steady yields flat in ...

November 18, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee ends weaker, gilt yields flat

Sri Lanka rupee ends weaker at 184.90/185.20 to the US dollar in the spot market on Tuesday while gilt yields flat in du...

November 17, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka stocks end higher

Sri Lanka's stocks closed 0.53 per cent higher on Tuesday pushed up by Expolanka, Sri Lanka Telecom and Melstacorp, Col...

November 17, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee quoted firmer, gilt yields flat

Sri Lanka rupee stronger at 184.20/60 to the US dollar in the spot market on Tuesday while gilt yields flat in dull mark...

November 17, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka raises US$62mn dollars in SLDB post-auction placement

A total of 86.8 million dollars had been raised from dollar denominated Sri Lanka Development Bonds this week with a 62 ...

November 17, 2020 1 min read