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Sri Lanka bonds and T-bills ease at close

Central Bank’s guidance peg for interbank transactions was at 363.18 rupees

December 15, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka shares fall at market close on profit taking

Analyst expect to see volatility in the coming days

December 15, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka bond yields mixed, bills down

Market is moving on active trade

December 15, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka shares edge up in mid market trade

Expolanka owned up to half a billion of the total revenue. 

December 15, 2022 1 min read
Sri Lanka's shares close on a 16 month high on the banking sector

(ASPI) edged up 1.61 percent or 147.09 points to 10,742.11,

Sri Lanka bonds close down, rupee 322.00/324.00 to dollar

US dollar closed at 322.00/324.00 rupees.

Sri Lanka rupee makes dizzy gains in intra-day trade towards 190 to dollar

Sri Lanka rupee made steep gains in intra-day trade Thursday amid selling by a state name that usually acts for the mone...

April 9, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka tea prices soar amid rupee fall, tight supplies at Coronavirus e-auction

Sri Lanka's tea prices rose sharply at an auction held amid Coroanvirus curfews with a falling rupee, strong demand from...

Tania Madies
April 8, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka's online tea auction sees computers trailing human sellers - so far

Sri Lanka's Colombo tea auction, which went online due to a Coronavirus curfew ending a 126-year-old tradition is doing ...

Mahadiya Hamza
April 7, 2020 3 min read

Sri Lanka Treasury yields fall at auction

Sri Lanka’s Treasury bill yields fell at Wednesday’s auction eased with the 12-month yield falling 40 basis points t...

April 6, 2020 1 min read

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
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Latest Last
US Dollar 314.2362 315.2986
UK Pound 398.6683 401.0482
Euro 341.7333 343.3195
Aus Dollar 206.6758 207.9088
Yen 2.1003 2.1051
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 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

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