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Colombo Dockyard reports 332.1 million rupee profit in Dec-2022

Revenue on shipbuilding, repairing and heavy engineering segments grew during 2022.

March 9, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka CB aggressive dollar buying prevented sharp rupee appreciation - dealers

Rupee has strengthened around 15% in the last four sessions.

March 9, 2023 4 min read

Sri Lanka rupee opens 312/318 to the US dollar

Business was done as strong as 315 to the US dollar

March 9, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka's mid day shares edge up

Turnover was focused on big cap counters based on retail indexes. 

March 9, 2023 1 min read
Sri Lanka rupee opens slightly weaker, stocks up

Bond yields were largely unchanged

Sri Lanka rupee closes 323.75/324.25 to the US dollar

Sri Lanka rupee closed 323.75/324.25 to the US dollar, dealers said.

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
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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 remains flat at close, gilt yields down

Sri Lanka rupee closed flat at 185.73/78 to US dollar in the spot market on Tuesday while bond yields down and stocks fe...

July 28, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee opens flat, stocks gain

Sri Lanka rupee was quoted flat at 185.72/77 to US dollar in the spot market on Tuesday while bond yields were up, deale...

July 28, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka Development Bonds sold at yields of up to 6.80-pct

Sri Lanka has sold 100 million dollars of dollar denominated bonds with tenors of 1 year 1 month to 4-years 6-months at ...

July 27, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee ends marginally strong, gilt yields gain

Sri Lanka rupee closed firmer at 185.72/78 to US dollar in the spot market on Monday while bond yields were up and stock...

July 27, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee opens steady, gilt yields flat

Sri Lanka rupee was quoted at 185.75/83 to US dollar in the spot market on Monday while bond yields were flat, dealers s...

July 27, 2020 1 min read

Fitch to withdraw Kotagala Plantations ratings now in Restricted Default

Fitch Ratings said it will withdraw the rating of Sri Lanka's Kotagala Plantations for commercial reasons, which has bee...

July 27, 2020 2 min read

Sierra Cables Plc wins Rs900mn deal from Sri Lanka power utility

Sri Lanka's Sierra Cables Plc has won a 900 million rupee deal to supply cable to state run Ceylon Electricity Board, th...

July 26, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee ends weaker, gilt yields marginally up

Sri Lanka rupee closed weaker at 185.75/85 to US dollar in the spot market on Friday while bond yields marginally up in ...

July 24, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka economy market outlook; Echelon online forum

The outlook for Sri Lanka's economy, market and companies will be the focus of an online forum by Echelon Magazine at 15...

July 24, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka's Ceylon Cold Stores loses Rs349mn on Coronavirus, revenues down 26-pct in June

Sri Lanka's Ceylon Cold Stores Plc, which runs a retail chain and makes fast moving consumer goods, lost 349 million rup...

July 24, 2020 1 min read