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Markets

Sri Lanka sells only Rs53bn in T-bill auction

Most of the money came from three months and one year bills

February 22, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka's shares edge up in mid day trade

Top gainers were NDB, Lanka IOC and Royal Ceramics Lanka. 

February 22, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka bond yields steady in mid-day trade

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

February 22, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks edge up at close

Net foreign outflows were 477.5 million rupees on Tuesday the highest for this year

February 21, 2023 2 min read
Sri Lanka’s rupee closes at 323.70/324.00 on Tuesday

Sri Lanka’s rupee closed at 323.70/324.00 to the US dollar on Tuesday, dealers said.

Sri Lanka’s stocks open up Tuesday morning

Sri Lanka shares opened up in trading on Tuesday morning.

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
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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 stocks up for fifth straight day, foreigners sell

Sri Lanka's stocks closed 2.18 percent up  in a retail driven rally while high net worth individual were also bottom f...

May 19, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka stocks gain 2.99-pct, bond yields up

Sri Lanka stocks gained 2.99 percent while bond yields were up further amid Coronavirus hit with the economy struggling ...

May 19, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka bond yields gain

Sri Lanka bond yields were up amid moderate trading

May 18, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close 3.7-pct up reaching pre-lockdown levels

Sri Lanka stocks closed 3.78 percent higher with high retail activity, looping back to pre-lockdown levels amid Coronavi...

May 18, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka stocks gain, bond yields flat

Sri Lanka bond yields were flat amid dull trading and stocks gained 3.72 percent at the first hour of trading

May 18, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka's Commercial Bank net up 20-ct in March on forex gains

Profits at Commercial Bank of Ceylon, Sri Lanka's largest private bank by assets grew 20 percent to 3.76 billion rupees ...

May 16, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka stocks gain, bond yields flat at close

Sri Lanka stocks closed 1.04 higher as bond yields were flat amid dull activity

May 15, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka stocks gain at open

Sri Lanka stocks gained 0.24 percent at open continuing recovery from a circuit breaker fall at the start of the week

May 15, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka gilt yields close flat

Sri Lanka’s bond yields were flat Thursday on moderate trading

May 14, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks up 0.6-pct, despite foreign selling

Sri Lanka stocks gained 0.60 percent at close, with limited momentum amid net foreign outflow and 3.68 billion rupees in...

May 14, 2020 2 min read