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Sri Lanka bonds yields steady at close

The Central Bank’s guidance peg for interbank US dollar transactions appreciated by another 2 cents to 362.14 rupees

January 26, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka's mid day shares fall on profit taking

"Since the anticipated rate cut wasn't met, the market over reacted and moved to red," the analyst said. 

January 26, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka bond yields open steady

"However the market is quite. Mostly due to a bond auction has been announced to held on Monday," a dealer said.

January 26, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka bill yields fall across maturities at auction

Sri Lanka has sold 120 billion rupees of Treasury bills

January 25, 2023 1 min read
Sri Lanka rupee closes at 323.85/324.15 to the US dollar

Sri Lanka’s rupee closed at 323.85/324.15 to the US dollar on Thursday

Sri Lanka's shares edge down in mid day trade

Sri Lanka's shares edged down in mid day trade on Thursday, Colombo Stock Exchange data showed. 

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

Sri Lanka's stocks close flat, rupee firmer

Sri Lanka stocks down 0.03 percent at close on Thursday dragged by Asiri Hospital Holdings while the rupee closed strong...

June 4, 2020 2 min read

Lion Brewery Sri Lanka rating lifted to 'AAA(lka)' by Fitch, despite 22-pct sales hit on Covid-19

The local rating of Sri Lanka's Lion Brewery (Ceylon) Plc, has been lifted to 'AAA(lka)' after a downgrade of the sover...

June 4, 2020 5 min read

Hemas Holdings' Sri Lanka rating lifted to 'AAA(lka)' by Fitch

Fitch Ratings has raised the domestic rating of Sri Lanka's Hemas Holdings to 'AAA(lka)' from 'AA-(lka)' in the wake of ...

June 4, 2020 5 min read

Sri Lanka stocks down 0.17-pct, rupee stronger

Sri Lanka stocks down 0.17 percent at close on Wednesday dragged by Sampath Bank while the rupee closed firmer at 185.75...

June 3, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka sells Rs65bn in 2, 5 year bonds

Sri Lanka has sold 65 billion rupees of bond at near market rates, data from the state debt office showed.

June 3, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka Treasuries yields steady

Sri Lanka Treasuries yield were flat at Wednesday's auction with lower than offered 12 month bills being sold to keep do...

June 3, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka stock market goes fully digital, drops physical documents

Sri Lanka's Securities and Exchange Commission said it had given the nod for rules allowing paper contracts on Colombo S...

June 3, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka stock close marginally lower, rupee stronger

Sri Lanka stocks down 0.10 percent at close on Tuesday dragged by Ceylon Cold Stores but index heavy John Keells gained ...

June 2, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close 1.06-pct down on banking shares, rupee stronger

Sri Lanka stocks fell sharply 1.06 percent at close on Monday dragged down by profit-taking in banking shares while rupe...

June 1, 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
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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
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
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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
today yesterday
Overnight Money 13.93 14.00
Gilt Repo 13.50 14.00
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Source: Central Bank/Indicative

Sri Lanka aluminium firm expects 40-pct market drop on Covid hit

Sri Lanka's market for aluminium extrusions is expected to drop 40 percent due to the hit on the property sector from C...

June 1, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka stocks slip at open, rupee steady

Sri Lanka stocks dropped 0.9 percent at open extending Friday’s losses while the rupee was steady against the US dolla...

June 1, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka's Lanka Tiles expect 20-pct revenue drop in 2020

Sri Lanka's Lanka Tiles Plc, said it expected a 20 percent revenue drop in 2020, and profits as the country recovers fro...

June 1, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka regulator suspends NatWealth Securities business

The Central Bank of Sri Lanka said the business of NatWealth Securities Limited (NWSL), a primary dealer in government b...

June 1, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka's Kotagala Plantations downgraded to Restricted Default

Sri Lanka's Kotagala Plantations had been downgraded to Restricted Default (RD), from 'CC(lka)' after the company said i...

May 30, 2020 4 min read

Sri Lanka rupee ends stronger at 186.20/30, bond yields flat

Sri Lanka rupee ended stronger Friday at 186.20/30 to the US dollar while bond yields closed flat

May 29, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks fall 0.83-pct on JKH, rating concerns

Sri Lanka stocks closed down 0.83 percent Friday, dragged down by John Keells Holdings and sentiment weighed down on re-...

May 29, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee quoted stronger, bond yields edge up

Sri Lanka rupee was quoted stronger Friday at 186.10/30 while bond yields edged up

May 29, 2020 1 min read

Fitch changes Sri Lanka domestic rating scale after sovereign downgrade

Sri Lanka's (lka) rating scale used to assess the relative creditworthiness of domestic issuers after the sovereign rati...

May 29, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka's Kotagala Plantations fails to repay capital of listed debt

Sri Lanka's Kotagala Plantations said it was unable to repay 250 million rupees of capital on a listed debenture but wil...

May 29, 2020 1 min read