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Sri Lanka bond yields up in mid-morning trade

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

March 9, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka bond yields down, rupee stronger

Bonds closed down following a bill auction on Wednesday

March 8, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka shares gain for 6th straight session on positive macroeconomic sentiments

Market slowed down by the end of the day as some profit taking coming in mainly in banking sector

March 8, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka Treasuries auction yields fall across maturities

Yields across maturities fell

March 8, 2023 1 min read
Sri Lanka’s stocks close down on geo-political tensions

Uncertainty regarding geo-political tensions, and pending tax hikes on the cards in upcoming budget affected sentiment

Fitch upgrades Ceylon Electricity Board to BB+(lka) after Sri Lanka rupee rating lift

State support to continue, despite weak finances

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
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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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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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Overnight Money 13.93 14.00
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Sri Lanka rupee firmer, bond yields flat at open

Sri Lanka rupee was stronger at 185.70/80 to US dollar in the spot market on Friday while bond yields were flat in dull ...

July 24, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka looks to pay losses of depositors who lost Rs507mn from Entrust bondscam

Sri Lanka has appointed a committee to look into ways to pay losses of 507 million rupees to depositors of a co-operativ...

July 24, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee, gilt yields flat at open

Sri Lanka rupee was quoted flat at 185.75/80 to US dollar in the spot market on Thursday while bond yields too were flat...

July 23, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka's 06-month Treasuries yield falls below June inflation

Sri Lanka's Treasuries yields dropped across maturities at Wednesday's auction with the 6-month yield falling to 4.69 pe...

July 22, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee ends flat, gilt yields marginally up

Sri Lanka rupee closed flat at 185.75/85 to US dollar in the spot market on Wednesday while bond yields picked up margin...

July 22, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee flat, stocks gain at open

Sri Lanka rupee was quoted flat at 185.75/82 to US dollar in the spot market on Wednesday while bond yields picked up ma...

July 22, 2020 2 min read

Moody's says keeping Sri Lanka bank ratings under review for downgrade

Moody's Investors Service, which has put Sri Lanka's 'B2' sovereign rating under review for downgrade said it will conti...

July 22, 2020 3 min read

Sri Lanka rupee ends weaker, gilt yields marginally up

Sri Lanka rupee closed weaker at 185.75/88 to US dollar in the spot market on Tuesday while bond yields picked up margin...

July 21, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks end three-day rally

Sri Lanka stocks ended 0.1 percent lower on Tuesday, ending a three-day rally amid continued foreign selling and concern...

July 21, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka firms tracked by Fitch to lose Rs30bn in revenues to Coronavirus

Companies in Sri Lanka tracked by Fitch Ratings are expected to lose 30 billion rupees in revenues in the year to March ...

July 21, 2020 2 min read