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Sri Lanka's mid market shares gain on retail and agriculture sectors

"Lanka IOC shares were reactivated due to global fuel prices being on the low and stable fuel prices in Sri Lanka."

December 8, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka bonds, rupee flat at open

Sporadic trade

December 8, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks record highest close in over five weeks

ASPI closed 0.43 percent or 37.59 points higher at 8,881.34.

December 6, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka bills yields slightly down, bonds steady

Central Bank’s guidance peg for interbank transactions was at 363.18 rupees against the US dollar unchanged.

December 6, 2022 1 min read
Sri Lanka bonds open steady, rupee 312.50/313.50 to dollar

Sri Lanka bonds were steady at open, dealers said while the spot US dollar opened at 312.50/313.50 rupees.

Sri Lanka stock trading halted after 5-pct plunge over COVID19

Trading at Sri Lanka's Colombo Stock Exchange was halted for 30 minutes Thursday after Standard and Poor's Sri Lanka 20 ...

March 12, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka stocks plunge at open on Coronavirus

Sri Lanka's stocks fell 2.0 Thursday in the first half hour of trading with broad based selling on Coronavirus fears a ...

March 12, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka's SEC seeks proposals to boost stock market

Sri Lanka's Securities and Exchange Commission has sought proposals from stock brokers for proposals to boost the market...

March 12, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee, bond yields close flat

Sri Lanka’s rupee ends stable at 182.55/60 to the US dollar in the spot market on Wednesday while bond yields remained...

March 11, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka's Treasuries yields marginally up

Sri Lanka's 6-and 12-months treasury yields marginally went by 2-basis points while 3-months yield was flat, data from t...

March 11, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks rebound 1.61-pct from 8-year low

Sri Lanka stocks rebounded 1.61 percent Wednesday recouping some of the losses from a record 4.14 percent plunge a day e...

March 11, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee quoted firmer, gilt yields flat

Sri Lanka’s rupee was quoted stronger at 182.30/35 to the US dollar in the spot market on Wednesday while bond yields...

March 11, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks recover at open

Sri Lanka's stocks recovered after opening on Wednesday with the benchmark All Share Price Index gaining 1.3 percent in ...

March 11, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee ends weaker, bond yields up

Sri Lanka’s rupee closed weaker at 182.55/65 to the US dollar in the spot market on Monday while bond yields gained, d...

March 10, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka stocks fall to 8-year low amid Coronavirus fears, weak sentiment

Sri Lanka stocks plunged 4.14 percent Tuesday with the benchmark all share index falling 221 points to an eight year low...

March 10, 2020 2 min read
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Latest Last
US Dollar 315.8517 316.0679
UK Pound 401.4574 401.2833
Euro 343.4590 344.0649
Aus Dollar 209.1156 209.2045
Yen 2.1097 2.1124
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
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Overnight Money 13.93 14.00
Gilt Repo 13.50 14.00
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Sri Lanka rupee quoted weaker, bond yields up

Sri Lanka’s rupee was quoted weaker at 182.40/50 to the US dollar in the spot market on Monday while bond yields gaine...

March 10, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka stock trading halted as market plunges 5-pct at open

Trading in Sri Lanka's stocks were halted as the market plunged 5 percent soon after opening, following turmoil in globa...

March 10, 2020 1 min read

Foreign investors sell more Sri Lanka rupee bonds after rate cut

Foreign investors have sold another eight billion rupees worth Sri Lanka rupee bonds in the week to March 04, 2020, offi...

March 9, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee gains, bond yields ease at close

Sri Lanka’s rupee closed stronger at 181.85/00 to the US dollar in the spot market on Friday while bond yields eased, ...

March 6, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close lower on CTC, JKH, SLT

Sri Lanka’s stock closed 2.57 percent lower on Friday, dragged down by Ceylon Tobacco Company, John Keells Holdings an...

March 6, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka Treasury has to decide whether to use once-in-150-year chance

Sri Lanka's Treasury would have to decide whether to make use of unusually low interest rates to borrow from internation...

March 6, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee, bond yields end stronger

Sri Lanka’s rupee was closed stronger at 181.85/90 to the US dollar in the spot market on Thursday while bond yields g...

March 5, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks fall on banks

Sri Lanka’s stock closed 0.92 percent lower on Thursday, dragged down by John Keells Holdings, Commercial Bank of Ceyl...

March 5, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee, gilt yields gain at open

Sri Lanka’s rupee was quoted stronger at 181.85/90 to the US dollar in the spot market on Thursday while bond yields g...

March 5, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka stocks reverse gains made since Monday

Sri Lanka's stock closed 1.48 percent lower on Wednesday, dragged down by Dialog Axiata, John Keells Holdings and LOLC H...

March 4, 2020 2 min read