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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 bonds yields end steady

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

January 24, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka's shares slip in mid day trade

Top losers at 1130 hours were Commercial Bank, Aitken Spence and Expolanka.

January 24, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks jump to over 3-month high on IMF deal hope after Chinese assurance 

Shares had seen a broad base pick up after assurances from India and China over the ending of the week.

January 23, 2023 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

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
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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
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Korea Won 0.2342 0.2292
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Turnover Rs million 1,591,766,524.95 1,029,335,694.32
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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
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Sri Lanka bond yields down

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

May 22, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close up 0.3 percent on banks

Sri Lanka’s stocks closed 0.32 percent higher on Friday easing intra-day highs while banks continued to make gains, br...

May 22, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka bond yields down

Sri Lanka bond yields were down amid active trade

May 22, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee strengthens to 186.40/50 to US dollar

Sri Lanka's rupee gained to close around 186.40/50 to the US dollars in the spot market, Thursday dealers said, dealers ...

May 21, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka's John Keells Holdings net up 18-pct in March

Profits at Sri Lanka's John Keells Holdings grew 18 per cent to 3.7 billion rupees in the March 2020 quarter from a year...

May 21, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close up 2.6-pct driven by Combank, JKH

Sri Lanka’s stocks closed 3.26 percent higher on Thursday with index heavy John Keells and Commercial Bank making gain...

May 21, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka says will not default on foreign debt as bonds trade at discount

Sri Lanka said it will not default on foreign debt as the central bank printed money triggering 'foreign exchange shorta...

May 21, 2020 6 min read

Sri Lanka Treasuries yields flat, all offered bills sold

Sri Lanka has sold 30 billion rupees of Treasury bills with yields largely unchanged across maturities, data from the st...

May 20, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks end 5-day rally to close lower, but some large caps up

Sri Lanka's stock closed 0.97 percent down ending a five day rally amid profit taking but some large cap stocks includin...

May 20, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka bond yields up

Sri Lanka bond yields eased with trading picking up in a moderately active market towards market close

May 19, 2020 1 min read