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Sri Lanka's stocks close low due to holiday sentiment and debt restructuring fears

The market generated a turnover of 569 million rupees, the lowest turnover since July 08.

April 3, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee closes at 321/324 against the US dollar, bond yields down

Sri Lanka rupee closed at 321/324 rupees against the US dollar

April 3, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka's shares down in mid day trade

ASPI was down 0.32% or 29.62 points to 9,271.47.

April 3, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka bond yields down at open

Sri Lanka’s treasury bond yields were down at open on Monday, dealers said.

April 3, 2023 1 min read
Sri Lanka stocks close up, but turnover remains low

The Colombo Stock Exchange closed up on Monday, CSE data showed. Turnover was at 780 million

Sri Lanka rupee closes stronger at 326.75/327.25 to the US dollar

Sri Lanka’s rupee closed at 326.75/327.25 to the US dollar on Monday, from 329.00/75 on Friday, dealers said.

Sri Lanka rupee ends firmer, gilt yields marginally down

Sri Lanka rupee closed strong at 184.50/60 to the US dollar on Friday while bond yields marginally down, dealers said.

October 2, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka's DFCC to sell Rs7bn in bail-in bonds

Sri Lanka's DFCC Bank said it has received approval from the Colombo Stock Exchange to sell up to 7.0 billion rupees in ...

October 2, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee quoted firmer, gilt yields marginally down

Sri Lanka rupee quoted strong at 184.50/60 to the US dollar on Friday while bond yields marginally down, dealers said. ...

October 2, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee ends firmer, gilt yields marginally up

Sri Lanka rupee firm at 184.90/185.00 to the US dollar on Wednesday while bond yields marginally up, dealers said.

September 30, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close lower

Sri Lanka’s stocks closed 0.15 per cent lower on Wednesday, pushed down Carson Cumberbatch PLC, Bukit Darah PLC and Jo...

September 30, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee steady, gilt yields marginally up

Sri Lanka rupee quoted stable at 185.05/10 to the US dollar on Wednesday while bond yields marginally up, dealers said.

September 30, 2020 2 min read

Sajith calls for National effort to save the country’s economy

Leader of the Opposition Sajith Premadasa is calling on all political parties to shed their differences and come togethe...

September 30, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka fails to sell 97-pct of Treasuries at auction after downgrade

Sri Lanka failed to sell 97 percent of offered Treasury bills at Tuesday's 40 billion rupees auction, raising only 895 m...

September 29, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee ends firmer, gilt yields up

Sri Lanka rupee ends stronger at 185.10/20 to the US dollar on Monday while bond yields closed wider after Moody’s dow...

September 29, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka stocks end lower

Sri Lanka’s stocks closed 0.50 per cent lower on Tuesday, on Carson Cumberbatch PLC, Bukit Darah PLC and John Keells H...

September 29, 2020 1 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 rupee bonds quoted wide after Moody's downgrade

Sri Lanka's rupee bond yields were quoted wide on Tuesday dealers said, after Moody's downgraded the government rating t...

September 29, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka stocks soar 2.8-pct bonds yields higher

Sri Lanka's stocks soared 2.8 percent higher Monday, topping 6,000 points, the rupee closed steady at 185.25/38 to the U...

September 28, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee steady, long tenors marginally up ahead of auction

Sri Lanka rupee opened steady around 185.20/40 to the US dollar on Monday and long tenor bonds were marginally up ahead ...

September 28, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee ends steady, gilt yields unchanged

Sri Lanka rupee ends steady at 185.25/35 against the US dollar on Friday while bond yields were flat, dealers ahead of t...

September 25, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close 0.68-pct up

Sri Lanka’s stocks closed 0.68 percent higher on Friday, on Carson Cumberbatch PLC, Bukit Darah PLC and Expolanka Hold...

September 25, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee opens strong, bond yields stable

Sri Lanka rupee was quoted stronger at 185.15/30 against the US dollar on Friday while bond yields were flat, dealers sa...

September 25, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee ends weaker, gilt yields gain

Sri Lanka rupee closed weaker at 185.20/30 against the US dollar on Thursday while bond yields gained, dealers said.

September 24, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close higher

ri Lanka’s stocks closed 0.68 per cent higher on Thursday, pushed by Ceylinco Insurance PLC, Bukit Darah PLC and Disti...

September 24, 2020 2 min read

Inflows to Sri Lanka rupee bonds will have wide positive effects: Minister Cabraal

Inflows to Sri Lanka's rupee bond markets backed by a forex risk cover will have wide positive effects including on the ...

September 24, 2020 2 min read

Singapore based Gazelle to buy Sri Lanka's Guardian Capital Partners

Singapore based Gazelle Asset Management (Pte) Ltd, is buy an 83.97 percent state in Guardian Capital Partners, an inves...

September 24, 2020 1 min read