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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 rupee closes at 323.50/324.50 to the US dollar, bond yields unchanged

Sri Lanka’s rupee closed at 323.50/324.50 to the US dollar on Monday

Sri Lanka's shares edged down in mid day trade

All Share Price Index was down 0.29 percent or 33.07 points to 11,370.85

Sri Lanka rupee steady, stocks gain 0.08-pct

Sri Lanka rupee opened steady at 186.60/65 to the US dollar on Friday while bond yields continued to fall drastically, d...

June 19, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka's top listed firms 'moderately' transparent, anti-graft disclosure weak: TISL

Sri Lanka's top 50 listed companies were moderately transparent in corporate reporting with John Keells Holdings leading...

Mahadiya Hamza
June 19, 2020 3 min read

Sri Lanka rupee ends weaker, gilt yields down

Sri Lanka rupee closed weaker at 186.60/75 to the US dollar on Thursday while bond yields fell further, dealers said.

June 18, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close 0.38 percent higher

Sri Lanka stocks closed 0.38 percent higher on Carson Cumberbatch, Hatton National Bank and Melstacorp on Thursday, inte...

June 18, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee opens weaker, stocks up

Sri Lanka rupee opened weaker at 186.55/75 to the US dollar on Thursday while stocks gained and bond yields fell further...

June 18, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka bond yields slide 50-bp after SRR cut, rupee close weaker

Sri Lanka rupee closed weaker at 186.45/65 to the US dollar on Wednesday while stocks gained and bond yields fell more t...

June 17, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka's Treasuries yields plunge after SRR halved

Sri Lanka's Treasury bill yields plunged across maturities after statutory reserve ratio was halved to 2 percent from 4 ...

June 17, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee quoted weaker, stocks gain at open

Sri Lanka rupee was quoted weaker at 186.45/60 to the US dollar on Wednesday while stocks gained in mid-morning trade an...

June 17, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee quoted weaker, stocks open higher

Sri Lanka rupee was quoted weaker at 186.00/10 to the US dollar on Tuesday while stocks gained in mid-morning trade and ...

June 16, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee closes weaker, bond yields down

Sri Lanka rupee closed at 185.85/186 lower on Monday while stocks fell 0.08 percent and bond yields eased marginally, de...

June 15, 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 SEC chief meets CB Governor on EPF stock purchases, central counterparty

Chairman of Sri Lanka's Securities and Exchange Commission Viraj Dayaratne has met Central Bank Governor W D Lakshman fo...

June 15, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee closes at 185.30/40 levels, bond yields flat

Sri Lanka rupee closed at 185.30/40 Friday from while bond yields were flat, dealers said.

June 12, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee closes weaker, bond yields down

Sri Lanka rupee closed weaker at 185.20/30 Wednesday from yesterday’s closing while bond yields were marginally down

June 10, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka Treasuries yields steady, volumes under-sold

Sri Lanka has 21.2 billion rupees of Treasuries after offering 23 billion rupees of securities keeping yields marginally...

June 10, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks flat, LOLC drives activity

Sri Lanka stocks ended a seemingly volatile day of trading gaining 0.31 percent with turnover boosted by crossings (nego...

June 10, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee opens steady, bond yields down

Sri Lanka rupee opened steady at 185.05/20 Wednesday from yesterday’s closing while bond yields were down, dealers sai...

June 10, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee steady, stocks up 0.37-pct

Sri Lanka rupee was steady at 185.00/185.20 while bond yields were flat and stocks opened 0.37 percent up dealers and br...

June 9, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close 1.19-pct up

Sri Lanka stocks sharply up 1.19 percent at close on Monday pushed up by Ceylon Tobacco and John Keells Holdings while t...

June 8, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee opens stronger, stocks up 0.36-pct

Sri Lanka stocks opened 0.36 percent up on Monday dragged by Distilleries Company of Sri Lanka while the rupee opened st...

June 8, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka's Hunters warn of supply chain hit from import embargo

Sri Lanka's self-imposed import embargo which came in the wake of a bout of money printing that created forex shortages ...

June 7, 2020 2 min read