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Monday October 18th, 2021
Markets

Sri Lanka bond markets inactive ahead of auction, policy meeting

On Monday a 15.12.2023 bond traded at 8.35 percent dealers said

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Sri Lanka stocks fall as rate hike possibility weighs; energy shares up after price hike

Sri Lanka stocks closed lower on Monday (11) in thin trade with market heavy weights dragging the index down

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Sri Lanka share index hits fresh record high amid concerns over rising interest rates

Sri Lanka’s stock index closed at a new record high on Friday (07) as lifting of price controls boosted investor senti...

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Sri Lanka stocks hit fresh all-time high for second day; Foreigners continue exit

Sri Lanka stocks touch a new record high on Thursday (7)

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Sri Lanka stocks fall for third session ahead of policy rates decision

Sri Lanka stocks fell 1.48 percent for the third session on Wednesday (13)

Sri Lanka 3-month Treasuries yield up 0.89bp to 8.04-pct

6 and 12 months bids rejected

Sri Lanka's EML Consultants Ltd starts trading on SME board

The stock traded at prices between 2.0 to 16.10 rupees in intra-day Monday

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Sri Lanka market up with improved turnover; investors cautiously buy amid risk of rate rise

Sri Lanka stock index gained 1.24 percent on Friday (24), rising for the third consecutive session

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Asanga Seneviratne appointed to Sri Lanka stock exchange board

Seneviratne was a founder and director of Asia Capital PLC

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Sri Lanka stocks edge up in thin trade amid foreign selling

Sri Lanka stock index gained 0.20 percent on Wednesday (22) in thin trade

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Sri Lanka Treasuries auctions yields rise after price control lifted

12-month yield up 30 bp

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Sri Lanka stocks edge down in lackluster trade; CB direction awaited

Investors adopt wait and see approach

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Sri Lanka stock index edges down on profit taking amid foreign selling; investors wait for cues

Market wait for direction

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Sri Lanka rupee hamstrung on decree, bonds slightly up after yield control lifted

A 01.12.2024 bond traded at 8.24 percent Friday

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Aeroflot Sri Lanka flights to resume from November 04

Aeroflot has been operating to Colombo from 1964

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Sri Lanka OTC repo platform in operation at CSE

To improve liquidity of debt transactions

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Latest Last
US Dollar 200.0930 201.2500
UK Pound 274.9278 275.3503
Euro 231.9678 233.5204
Aus Dollar 148.4390 149.2873
Yen 1.7539 1.7676
Source: Central Bank/Indicative
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Indian Rupee 2.6665 2.6988
Korea Won 0.1689 0.1701
Oman Rial 519.7356 522.7409
Saudi Riyal 53.3468 53.6567
UAE Dirham 54.4745 54.7895
Source: Central Bank/Indicative
pts %
S&P SL20 3,546.17 -0.01%
CSE All Share 9,648.18 0.25%
Turnover Rs million. 2,191,558,044.10 705,911,605
Source: CSE
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3-m bill 7.19 6.64
6-m bill 7.31 6.80
12-m bill 7.46 6.96
5-yr bond 10.52 9.48
8-yr bond 11.37 9.97
Source: Central Bank/Indicative
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Overnight Money 5.11 5.11
Gilt Repo 5.14 5.14
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Sri Lanka fails to sell 50-pct of yield controlled bill auction

No market demand for 6 or 12 month bills, where the price control is barely above the overnight rate

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Sri Lanka stocks rise for second day on hopes over Cabraal fixing forex woes

“The market hopes Cabraal can fix the forex and exchange rate issue."

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Sri Lanka stocks recover in thin trade; foreigners leave

Sri Lanka stocks bounced back and ended 1.82 percent up on Tuesday

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Sri Lanka share index suffers worst fall in near 7 months; foreigners exit

The Monday’s percentage fall was the worst performance since February 22 this year.

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Sri Lanka sells 83-pct of Rs50bn bond auction at higher price control

The debt office raised a total of 41.78 billion rupees from the market

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Sri Lanka stock index fall on import restriction, dollars

"Some brokers have raised concerns over the valuation of the stocks which are pushing the index."

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Sri Lanka dollar rationing tightens further after 'revaluation' of rupee to 203

Banks were forced to ration dollars as supplies continued to be weak

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Sri Lanka stocks gain on heavyweights after four-session fall

CSE first rise in five sessions

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Sri Lanka fails to sell 51-pct of Treasuries auction amid price controls

De facto 12-month rate was raised to 6.05-pct last week

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Sri Lanka’s stocks nosedive after finmin’s speech; highest fall since February

Wednesday’s loss was the largest percentage index fall since February 22, the bourse data showed.

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