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Sri Lanka rupee opens at 315/325 to US dollar

The spot US dollar was offered at 319 and 318 in late morning trade.

March 10, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka bond yields open steady

Issue of 180,000 million rupees Treasury Bonds is scheduled on March 13

March 10, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lankan shares close at 3-month high amid positive macroeconomic outlook

ASPI closed up 0.58 percent, or 55.62 points higher, at 9,703.48.

March 9, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka bond yields close higher, rupee at 320/325 to dollar

Issue of 180,000 million rupees Treasury Bonds is scheduled on March 13

March 9, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka's Sunshine Holdings to buy Daintee for Rs1.7bn

Sri Lanka' Sunshine Holding Plc said it is buying a Daintee Limited a family owned confectionery firm for 1.7 billion ru...

August 9, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka markets quiet after election

Sri Lanka's stocks opened higher after general elections results gave a large majority to the party of President Gotabay...

August 7, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka stocks up 0.28-pct at open

Sri Lanka stocks traded 0.28 percent up in the first hour into trading as Sri Lanka opened counting of votes on Thursday

August 6, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee ends firmer, gilt yields flat as the election comes to a close

Sri Lanka rupee closed stronger at 185.46/54 to the US dollar on Wednesday while bond yields were flat, dealers said.

August 5, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka fails to sell 30-pct of bills at auction with higher rate ceiling

Sri Lanka has failed to sell 30 percent of Treasury bills offered at the weekly auction with average yields hitting a hi...

August 5, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close 0.39-pct down as voting starts

Sri Lanka stocks closed 0.39 percent lower on Wednesday in a shortened trading day as the country went for parliamentary...

August 5, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee opens firmer, bond yields flat

Sri Lanka rupee was quoted stronger at 185.48/55 to the US dollar on Wednesday while bond yields were flat, dealers said...

August 5, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee ends stronger, gilt yields up

Sri Lanka rupee closed stronger at 185.50/55 to the US dollar on Tuesday while stocks gained and bond yields edged up, d...

August 4, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka stock market to close early on election day

Sri Lanka's stock market will close early at 1230 hours on Wednesday 05 August, as the country goes for the coronavirus...

August 4, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee opens weaker, bond yields up

Sri Lanka rupee was quoted weaker at 185.65/75 to the US dollar on Tuesday while bond yields, dealers said.

August 4, 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 SEC urges real estate securities with rules in place

The Securities and Exchange Commission of Sri Lanka said rules are now in place for the issue of Real Estate Investment ...

August 2, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close 0.7-pct higher, bond yields edge up

Sri Lanka's bond yields rose on Friday, while stocks gained and the rupee closed firmer at 185.56/62 to US dollar in th...

July 31, 2020 2 min read

 Sri Lanka rupee opens firmer, stocks gain

Sri Lanka rupee was quoted stronger at 185.56/62 to US dollar in the spot market on Friday while bond yields were unchan...

July 31, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee closes stronger, stocks decline

Sri Lanka rupee closed stronger at 185.62/70 to US dollar in the spot market on Thursday while bond yields were edged up...

July 30, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka fails to sell all offered bonds at auction under yield ceilings

Sri Lanka has sold 103.2 billion rupees of bonds out of 110 billion rupees of securities offered at an auction on July 3...

July 30, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee opens stronger, gilt yields flat

Sri Lanka rupee was quoted stronger at 185.68/78 to US dollar in the spot market on Thursday while bond yields were unch...

July 30, 2020 1 min read

John Keells Holdings loses Rs1.6bn to Sri Lanka Covid-19 lockdown, sees recovery

Sri Lanka's John Keells Holdings, which has interests in leisure, ports, consumer goods and retail said it lost 1.6 bill...

July 29, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka fails to sell 60-pct of bills at Treasuries auction under explicit price ceiling

Sri Lanka failed to sell 60 percent of the bills offered at an auction Wednesday under a price ceiling scheme that start...

July 29, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee closes flat, stocks decline

Sri Lanka rupee closed flat at 185.72/77 to US dollar in the spot market on Wednesday while bond yields were unchanged a...

July 29, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee slightly firmer at open, bond yields flat

Sri Lanka rupee was quoted slightly firmer at 185.72/82 to US dollar in the spot market on Wednesday while bond yields w...

July 29, 2020 1 min read