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Sri Lanka bond yields move up at market close

“The market was a bit active after the auction announcement,” a dealer said.

December 13, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka debt office raises less than expected funds via bond auction

Only 109 billion rupees raise out of 160 billion rupees

December 13, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka shares fall in mid market trade

The market generated a revenue of 774 million rupees within the first hour in to trading.

December 13, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka bond yields flat at open

Debt office is offering 160 billion rupees to be sold in a bond auction on December 13.

December 13, 2022 1 min read
Sri Lanka's shares gain on a 69 week high on DDO

All Share Price Index edged up 1.69 percent or 174.56 points to 10,489.98

Sri Lanka sells Rs. 99 bn in T-bill auction

Sri Lanka’s Treasury bill yields fell across maturities at Wednesday’s auction while offered 99 million bills were s...

Sri Lanka rupee at new low, bond yields fall

Sri Lanka bond yields fell Monday and the while the rupee continued to slide in the one week forward market dealers said...

April 6, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka tightens forex controls after printing money

Sri Lanka has tightened controls on foreign exchange outflows for three months as the rupee slid in the wake of rate cut...

April 6, 2020 3 min read

Sri Lanka's Colombo tea auction goes online amid Coronavirus curfew

Sri Lanka's Colombo Tea Traders Association and Ceylon Chamber of Commerce which had conducted a physical auction for ov...

April 6, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee bond yields fall after rate cut, sovereign yields up

Sri Lanka's rupee bond yields fell at open after a rate cut, sovereign bond yields were up, and there were no two way qu...

April 6, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka sovereign bond yield reversal ends after rate cut

Yields on Sri Lanka's sovereign bonds which fell sharply from record lows after Treasury Secretary S R Attygalle said th...

April 6, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka bond yields edge up, rupee at new historic low

Sri Lanka bond yields edged up at the close while the rupee traded while the rupee hit a new historic low in forward mar...

April 3, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka cuts policy rates as rupee falls to new low

Sri Lanka has cut its policy corridor by 25 basis points taking the rate at which liquidity is injected to 7.0 percent a...

April 3, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka bond yields open flat

Sri Lanka bonds opened flat while there were no two way quotes for the rupee in forex markets, after closing weaker Thur...

April 3, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka bond yields flat, rupee weaker

Sri Lanka bond yields close flat, while forex markets showed sporadic activity in one week forwards and stock markets we...

April 1, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka says will maintain zero default record as Coronavirus jitters hit sovereign bonds

Sri Lanka's will honor all debt commitments Treasury Secretary Sajith Attygalle said as the island's sovereign bond yiel...

April 1, 2020 3 min read
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US Dollar 315.8517 316.0679
UK Pound 401.4574 401.2833
Euro 343.4590 344.0649
Aus Dollar 209.1156 209.2045
Yen 2.1097 2.1124
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Indian Rupee 3.6453 3.5932
Korea Won 0.2342 0.2292
Oman Rial 780.3569 769.4973
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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
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Sri Lanka Development Bond auction sharply undersubscribed

A total of 11.93 million US dollars of Sri Lanka Development Bonds was sold at an auction where 220 million dollars of s...

April 1, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka bond yields close flat, rupee stronger

Sri Lanka bond yields close flat, while spot markets only showed sporadic activity and stock markets were closed on Cor...

March 31, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka bond yields rise, forex market activity muted

March 31, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka gilt yields edge up at close

March 31, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka bond yields up, forex markets not active amid fall

Sri Lanka’s bond yields went up Monday while there were no active quotes in forex markets, dealers said, with the rupe...

March 30, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka stock market closed on Monday over curfew, banks to run

Sri Lanka's stock market would be closed on Monday over a holiday, the Colombo Stock Exchange said, while bond markets a...

March 29, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka bond yields ease, rupee down

Sri Lanka’s bond yields went down marginally Friday while the rupee closed around 191.50/192.25 in the one week forwar...

March 27, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka Treasury bill rates plunge to 4-yr low at auction

Sri Lanka's 12-month Treasury bill rate fell 82 basis points on Wednesday from a week earlier to the lowest since Januar...

March 26, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close 6.22-pct down ahead of curfew

Sri Lanka’s stocks plunged 6.22 percent down re-opening after a four day Coronavirus holiday and closing at 1200 noon...

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March 20, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka in lockdown-style Coronavirus curfew as count moves up, markets wobble

Sri Lanka Friday announced lockdown-style curfews to cover the entire country, while island's Coronavirus count went to ...

March 20, 2020 4 min read