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Sri Lanka shares edge up after rates held steady; IMF deal hopes help

Market saw a net foreign outflow of 71 million rupees on Wednesday.

January 25, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka's shares fall after central bank policy rate decision

Shares fell as Monetary Policy didn't provide anticipated rate cuts.

January 25, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka bond yields flat after rates held steady

Central Bank’s guidance peg for interbank US dollar transactions remained unchanged at 362.16 rupees

January 25, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka shares down on profit taking after gaining rally amid positive sentiment 

Markets came off after gaining continuously on IMF deal hope

January 24, 2023 2 min read

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
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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 stocks up 1.82-pct driven by JKH

Sri Lanka stocks closed 1.82 percent higher on Thursday driven by retail, telcos, and banks, provisional data showed.

May 28, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka stocks up 1.09-pct on JKH, Dialog and Sampath Bank

Sri Lanka stocks was up 1. 09 percent on Thursday an hour into trading dragged up by retail, telcos and banks, provision...

May 28, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee quoted weaker, bond yields edge up

Sri Lanka rupee was quoted weaker Thursday at 186.25/40 while bond yields edged up

May 28, 2020 1 min read

Grain Elevators expect hit from Sri Lanka's self-imposed trade embargo

Sri Lanka's Ceylon Grain Elevators, a feed milling and poultry farming and processing group said it has liquidity and th...

May 28, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka Treasuries yields steady at auction, no printing seen

Sri Lanka Treasuries yields were steady at Wednesday's auction with 30 billion rupees in bills offered and the full volu...

May 27, 2020 1 min read
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Sri Lanka stocks close up 0.62-pct driven by JKH, Distilleries

Sri Lanka stocks closed 0.62 percent higher pushed by index heavy stocks John Keells Holdings and Distilleries Company o...

May 27, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close lower, bond yields ease

Sri Lanka stocks closed 0.41 percent lower while bond yields eased in active trade

May 26, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks open lower, bond yields down

Sri Lanka stocks opened 0.12 percent lower on Tuesday, while bond yields eased as island wide daytime coronavirus curfew...

May 26, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka stock market to trade till 1430hours from May 26

Sri Lanka's share market will extend trading by 90 minutes to 1430 hours with authorities lifting daytime curfews in all...

May 25, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka bond yields down

Sri Lanka bond yields were down amid active trade on Friday.

May 22, 2020 1 min read