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Friday December 9th, 2022
Markets

Sri Lanka bills yields slightly down, bonds steady

Central Bank’s guidance peg for interbank transactions was at 363.18 rupees against the US dollar unchanged.

December 6, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka one-year T-bond yield falls, raises less than required debt

The debt office offered 85 billion rupees of bills and sold only 75.5 billion.

December 6, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka shares gain after Paris Club proposal

"The market was pushed up over the news of a potential 10 year debt moratorium," analysts said.

December 5, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka bond yields up over speculation on IMF deal delay

Sri Lanka officials have said that the IMF deal could take as long as March

December 5, 2022 1 min read
Sri Lanka Bonds close flat

Treasury bill were not active for the day.

Sri Lanka's mid market shares gain on retail and agriculture sectors

"Lanka IOC shares were reactivated due to global fuel prices being on the low and stable fuel prices in Sri Lanka."

Sri Lanka shares edge up in mid day trade

"Market is still being pushed by Expolanka's expansion news, while Lanka IOC is moving on higher valuation."

November 29, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka shares end at two-week high; turnover highest since Oct 13

Market moved on speculation interest rates fall in line with the inflation and Expolanka's expansion plans,

November 28, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka bond Yields down

Central Bank’s guidance peg for interbank transactions remained unchanged

November 28, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka's shares edge up in mid day trade

Analysts said, that the market was driven by Expolanka and Lanka IOC on positive sentiments. 

November 28, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka coconut auction prices up 3.3-pct in Nov 4th week sale

Prices climb for second week straight

November 25, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka shares end firmer on Expolanka's expansion plan

Investor confidence have also been boosted by Central Bank governor's comment on the future of interest rates

November 25, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka bond yields down, kerb rate 371/372.50

The kerb rate for the US dollar was 371.00/372.50 down from 371.50-373.00 last week.

November 25, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka's Expolanka shares jump over 16-pct on expansion plan

The shares closed 22.75 rupees up at 163.25 rupees a share on Friday.

November 25, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka shares pushed up by Expolanka in mid day trade

Within the first hour of trade Expolanka shares contributed almost 50% of the turnover.

November 25, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka shares down after central bank's policy rate decision

Budget policies failed to boost investor sentiment

November 24, 2022 2 min read
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Latest Last
US Dollar 371.7757 371.7599
UK Pound 442.7119 438.8584
Euro 387.1945 385.3880
Aus Dollar 253.0234 251.0798
Yen 2.6686 2.6603
Source: Central Bank/Indicative
Latest Last
Indian Rupee 4.4818 4.4863
Korea Won 0.2748 0.2747
Oman Rial 944.1068 944.1068
Saudi Riyal 96.7270 96.7115
UAE Dirham 98.9627 98.9627
Source: Central Bank/Indicative
pts %
S&P SL20 2,464.20 -3.19%
CSE All Share 8,087.04 -2.47%
Turnover Rs million 1,626,658,918 1,576,314,848
Source: CSE
Latest Last
3-m bill 31.03 31.03
6-m bill 29.57 29.60
12-m bill 28.41 28.41
5-yr bond 27.49 27.57
8-yr bond 27.44 27.23
Source: Central Bank/Indicative
today yesterday
Overnight Money 15.50 15.50
Gilt Repo 15.50 15.50
I-m SLIBOR - -
Source: Central Bank/Indicative

Sri Lanka shares slip in mid day trade following policy review meeting

The main All Share Price Index (ASPI) fell by 1.31% or 107.22 points within the first hour of trade. 

November 24, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka's seondary market moves to dull sentiment following policy meeting

Yields remained flat from the previous say

November 24, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks gain for second session after budget vote; concerns remain 

Main index ends at over 1-week high

November 23, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka bond yields ease, bills high

CBSL to hold policy decision meeting on Thursday

November 23, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka T-bill yields marginally down, auction undersold

Cut-offs also estimated around the same levels as last week

November 23, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka shares gain over 1.5% in mid day trade

Top gainers were Richard Pieris and Company, Melstacorp and Browns Investments.

November 23, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka shares recover from near 4-month low on bargain hunting ahead of budget vote

Index gained for the first time in seven consecutive sessions

November 22, 2022 3 min read

Sri Lanka bond yields extend fall on DDR comments

Even though there is a small delay the market is reacting to that

November 22, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka shares gain in mid-day trade

ASPI moves up after six session

November 22, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka shares fall to 6th straight session; high taxes, possible local debt restructuring weigh

The main index is down over 7.6% in the last six straight session after the 2023 budget presentation

November 21, 2022 3 min read