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Sri Lanka bond yields close lower

Market eased after the T-bill auction

December 14, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka shares close higher on Expolanka, Lanka IOC

Overall market is on thin volumes

December 14, 2022 3 min read

Sri Lanka sells Rs98bn in Treasuries

Offered and sold the full amount

December 14, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka's shares edge up in mid market trade

"Its the same old counters that are contributing to the market," analysts said. 

December 14, 2022 1 min read
Sri Lanka's shares edged up in mid day trade

All Share Price Index was up 1.33 percent or 140.39 points to 10,735.41

Sri Lanka bonds open down, rupee 320.00/321.50 to dollar

US dollar opened at 320.00/321.50 rupees.

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
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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 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...

Tania Madies
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

Sri Lanka stocks down 11-pct amid Coronavirus fears, trading to stop at 1200noon

Sri Lanka's stocks plunged over 11 percent measured by the Standard and Poor's SL 20 Index, in the biggest intra-day fal...

March 20, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka share trading halted as stocks plunge after Coronavirus holiday

Trading in Sri Lanka's stock market was halted Friday after the market re-opened after almost a week of Coronavirus holi...

Tania Madies
March 20, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka halts imports of cars, electronics, perfumes, after soft-peg pressure

Sri Lanka has halted the imports of cars, perfumes, tyres, footwear, airconditors, refrigerators, mobile phones, televis...

March 20, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka stock exchange to re-open Friday

Sri Lanka's Colombo Stock Exchange will be open from 1000 to 1300 hours on Friday after the government declared a six da...

March 20, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka sovereign bond yields rise

Sri Lanka's sovereign bond yields have risen sharply over the two weeks, amid global volatility while rupee bond holders...

March 19, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka central bank stops 'non-essential' imports, limits forex issue

Sri Lanka's central bank has controlled imports and limited the issue of foreign exchange for foreign travel amid pressu...

March 19, 2020 2 min read