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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. 

February 2, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka bond yields mixed at open

"However the market is dull a day after the bill auction," a dealer said.

February 2, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka coconut prices ease at auction

The average price for 1,000 nuts fell to 80.811.89 from 84,116.85

February 1, 2023 1 min read

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's shares close down on profit taking and selling

Sri Lanka shares closed down on Monday, on selling interest in the banking sector and blue chip counters

Sri Lanka rupee closes at 324.00/25 to the US dollar, bond yields up

Sri Lanka’s rupee closed unchanged at 324.00/25 to the US dollar on Friday, dealers said.

Sri Lanka Treasuries yields drop

Sri Lanka's Treasuries yields eased on longer maturities with the 12-month yield dropping 12 basis points to 5.32 percen...

July 8, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee ends firm, gilt yields down

Sri Lanka rupee closed stronger at 185.75/85 to US dollar in the spot market on Wednesday while bond yields and stocks f...

July 8, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee opens stronger, stocks gain

Sri Lanka rupee was quoted stronger at 185.80/95 to US dollar in the spot market on Wednesday while bond yields were sta...

July 8, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee ends weaker, bond yields steady

Sri Lanka rupee closed weaker at 185.85/95 to US dollar in the spot market on Tuesday while bond yields were stable and ...

July 7, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee stronger, stocks gain at open

Sri Lanka rupee opened firmer at 185.75/90 to US dollar in the spot market on Tuesday while bond yields were stable and ...

July 7, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee closes firmer, bond yields gain

Sri Lanka rupee closed firmer at 185.80/90 to US dollar in the spot market on Monday while bond yields and stocks gained...

July 6, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee ends firmer, bond yields flat

Sri Lanka rupee closed firmer at 185.80/90 to US dollar in the spot market on Friday while bond yields remained unchange...

July 3, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee firmer, stocks fall at open

Sri Lanka rupee opens firmer at 185.90/186.00 to US dollar in the spot market on Friday while bond yields were flat and ...

July 3, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee ends firmer, bond yields flat

Sri Lanka rupee closed firmer at 186.05/15 to US dollar in the spot market on Thursday while bond yields were flat and s...

July 2, 2020 2 min read

Sri  Lanka rupee firmer, stocks fall at open

Sri Lanka rupee was quoted firmer at 186.05/15 to US dollar in the spot market on Thursday while bond yields were flat a...

July 2, 2020 2 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
Source: Central Bank/Indicative
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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
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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
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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
Gilt Repo 13.50 14.00
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Sri Lanka rupee closes firmer, gilt yields ease

Sri Lanka rupee was closed firmer at 186.15/25 to US dollar in the spot market on Wednesday while bond yields eased and ...

July 1, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka relaxes listing rules to allow start-ups to raise capital

Sri Lanka's Securities and Exchange Commission said it had approved changing listing rules to allow start ups and small ...

July 1, 2020 3 min read
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Sri Lanka rupee flat, stocks gain at open

Sri Lanka rupee was quoted flat at 186.20/30 to US dollar in the spot market on Wednesday from yesterday’s close bond ...

July 1, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee weaker, foreign selling continues in stocks

Sri Lanka rupee closed weaker at 186.20/30 to US dollar in the spot market on Tuesday while some bond yields edged up an...

June 30, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee weaker, stocks higher at open

Sri Lanka rupee was quoted weaker at 186.17/22 to US dollar in the spot market on Tuesday while bond yields were flat an...

June 30, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka sells 2-year bonds below policy rate after money printing

Sri Lanka had sold 35 billion rupees of 2-year, 5- month bonds at 5.86 percent below the 6.5 percent policy rate, data f...

June 30, 2020 3 min read
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Dumith Fernando appointed Sri Lanka's stock exchange chairman

Dumith Fernando, Chairman of Asia Securities group has been appointed Chairman of the Colombo Stock Exchange from July 0...

June 29, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close 0.35-pct higher

Sri Lanka stocks closed 0.35 percent higher on Commercial Bank of Ceylon, Richard Pieris and Softlogic Holdings with tur...

June 26, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee stronger, stocks gain at open

Sri Lanka rupee was quoted stronger at 185.95/186.10 to US dollar in the spot market on Friday while bond yields eased a...

June 26, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka development bond yield overtakes rupee Treasuries at auction

Sri Lanka has successfully sold 100 million US dollars of dollar denominated bonds which had drawn interest from bidders...

June 26, 2020 2 min read