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Sri Lanka shares end near 4-week low

"It was further affected with the government postponing the postal elections"

February 14, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka bond yields end higher

Central Bank’s guidance peg for interbank US dollar transactions remained unchanged at 361.92 rupees against the USD

February 14, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka's mid day shares down

Top losers at 1200 hours were Soft Logic Life, IOC and NDB.

February 14, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka bond yields mixed at open

Central Bank’s guidance peg for interbank US dollar transactions remained unchanged at 361.92 rupees against the USD

February 14, 2023 1 min read
Sri Lanka rupee closes up at 323.50/324.50 to the US dollar

Sri Lanka’s rupee closed at 323.50/324.50 to the US dollar Wednesday

Sri Lanka's SEC approves new listing board and rules for SOEs

SEC approves creation of a separate CSE listing board and listing rules for SOEs

Sri Lanka rupee ends weaker, bond yields fall

Sri Lanka rupee closed lower at 186.60/70 to US dollar in the spot market on Wednesday while bond yields were eased, dea...

June 24, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka stocks gain half a percent on JKH, banks

Sri Lanka stocks closed 0.57 percent higher on Wednesday pushed by John Keells Holdings and banking stocks, brokers said...

June 24, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee slightly firmer, stocks gain

Sri Lanka rupee was quoted at 186.50/65, slightly firmer Tuesday while bond yields were flat and stocks gained 0.52 perc...

June 24, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka's John Keells Holdings gets US$175mn from IFC

Washington-based International Finance Corporation said it will invest 175 million US dollars in Sri Lanka's based John ...

June 23, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee ends firmer, bond yields ease

Sri Lanka rupee closed stronger at 186.55/65 to the US dollar on Tuesday while bond yields continued to fall in mixed ma...

June 23, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka stocks rally to a close, 0.72-pct higher

Sri Lanka stocks closed 0.72 percent higher on Tuesday following a rally after mid-day

June 23, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee flat, stocks gain at open

Sri Lanka rupee opened flat at 186.60/75 to the US dollar on Monday while bond yields continued to fall and stocks opene...

June 23, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee closes flat, stocks gain

Sri Lanka rupee closed flat at 186.60/70 to the US dollar on Monday while bond yields continued to fall and stocks close...

June 22, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka's central bank explains Covid-19 credit scheme in FAQs

Sri Lanka's central bank has explained the details of a credit scheme for Coronavirus hit businesses in the form of a fr...

June 21, 2020 24 min read

Sri Lanka allows banks to buy cheap sovereign bonds with new dollars

Sri Lanka banks would be allowed to buy sovereign bonds of the country which are trading at a steep discount provided th...

June 20, 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
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 steady, stocks gain 0.08-pct

Sri Lanka rupee opened steady at 186.60/65 to the US dollar on Friday while bond yields continued to fall drastically, d...

June 19, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka's top listed firms 'moderately' transparent, anti-graft disclosure weak: TISL

Sri Lanka's top 50 listed companies were moderately transparent in corporate reporting with John Keells Holdings leading...

Mahadiya Hamza
June 19, 2020 3 min read

Sri Lanka rupee ends weaker, gilt yields down

Sri Lanka rupee closed weaker at 186.60/75 to the US dollar on Thursday while bond yields fell further, dealers said.

June 18, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close 0.38 percent higher

Sri Lanka stocks closed 0.38 percent higher on Carson Cumberbatch, Hatton National Bank and Melstacorp on Thursday, inte...

June 18, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee opens weaker, stocks up

Sri Lanka rupee opened weaker at 186.55/75 to the US dollar on Thursday while stocks gained and bond yields fell further...

June 18, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka bond yields slide 50-bp after SRR cut, rupee close weaker

Sri Lanka rupee closed weaker at 186.45/65 to the US dollar on Wednesday while stocks gained and bond yields fell more t...

June 17, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka's Treasuries yields plunge after SRR halved

Sri Lanka's Treasury bill yields plunged across maturities after statutory reserve ratio was halved to 2 percent from 4 ...

June 17, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee quoted weaker, stocks gain at open

Sri Lanka rupee was quoted weaker at 186.45/60 to the US dollar on Wednesday while stocks gained in mid-morning trade an...

June 17, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee quoted weaker, stocks open higher

Sri Lanka rupee was quoted weaker at 186.00/10 to the US dollar on Tuesday while stocks gained in mid-morning trade and ...

June 16, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee closes weaker, bond yields down

Sri Lanka rupee closed at 185.85/186 lower on Monday while stocks fell 0.08 percent and bond yields eased marginally, de...

June 15, 2020 2 min read