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Sri Lanka shares edge up at close

"So, the market is not falling sharply,” market analyst said.

February 1, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka bond yields down at close

"This can be a signal to the market saying the rates will go down in the future."

February 1, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka bill auction hits pothole after 2025 bond spike

Only Rs45bn out of Rs120bn sold

February 1, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka bond yields steady in mid-day trade

Central Bank’s guidance peg for interbank US dollar transactions remained unchanged at 362.14 rupees

February 1, 2023 1 min read
Sri Lanka bond yields close lower

Central Bank’s guidance peg for interbank US dollar transactions remained unchanged at 362.14 rupees

Sri Lanka's shares gain in mid day trade

"The current economic environment is pushing the index up, especially the banking counters," an analyst said. 

Sri Lanka's mid day shares fall on profit taking

"Since the anticipated rate cut wasn't met, the market over reacted and moved to red," the analyst said. 

January 26, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka bond yields open steady

"However the market is quite. Mostly due to a bond auction has been announced to held on Monday," a dealer said.

January 26, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka bill yields fall across maturities at auction

Sri Lanka has sold 120 billion rupees of Treasury bills

January 25, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka shares edge up after rates held steady; IMF deal hopes help

Market saw a net foreign outflow of 71 million rupees on Wednesday.

January 25, 2023 2 min read

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

Shares fell as Monetary Policy didn't provide anticipated rate cuts.

January 25, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka bond yields flat after rates held steady

Central Bank’s guidance peg for interbank US dollar transactions remained unchanged at 362.16 rupees

January 25, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka shares down on profit taking after gaining rally amid positive sentiment 

Markets came off after gaining continuously on IMF deal hope

January 24, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka bonds yields end steady

The Central Bank’s guidance peg for interbank US dollar transactions remained unchanged at 362.16 rupees

January 24, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka's shares slip in mid day trade

Top losers at 1130 hours were Commercial Bank, Aitken Spence and Expolanka.

January 24, 2023 1 min read

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

Shares had seen a broad base pick up after assurances from India and China over the ending of the week.

January 23, 2023 2 min read
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Sri Lanka bond yields close lower, Rupee steady

The market reacts to China's respond in providing support in restructuring debt

January 23, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka shares jump up on China response

All Share Price Index (ASPI) edged up by 2.44 percent or 212.50 points to 8,930.65

January 23, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka bond yields down over China hopes

The letter has been referred to the IMF to check whether the parameters are sufficient for Sri Lanka’s program

January 23, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka shares jump 5-week high on debt restructuring hope

Positive sentiments on overall economy

January 20, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka's shares shoot by 2.92 pct up on Indian assurances

The market generated a turnover of 1.1 billion rupees within the first hour of trade. 

January 20, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka bond yields open lower

No bills were quoted, dealers said.

January 20, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka bond yields close lower, Rupee steady

Central Bank’s guidance peg for interbank US dollar transactions depreciated by three cents

January 19, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka shares gain over 1-pct on positive IMF sentiments

"active investor participation was witnessed on Banking sector counters and index heavyweights."

January 19, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka shares edge up on positive sentiments on IMF

President Wickremesinghe told parliament on Tuesday that talks with creditors India and China are successful.

January 18, 2023 3 min read

Sri Lanka bond yields close lower

"No t-bills were quoted after the auction,"

January 18, 2023 1 min read