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Sri Lanka bond yields open flat

Market awaits 90 billion bond auction

December 29, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka shares fall on electricity tariff hike fears; turnover lowest in over a month

Minister revealed plans to hike once again in January

December 28, 2022 3 min read

Sri Lanka sells Rs98bn in T-bill auction

Three-month bills generated the most

December 28, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka's stocks down in mid market trade

The market generated a turnover of 529 million rupees.

December 28, 2022 1 min read
Sri Lanka rupee at 319.50/320.50 to the US dollar, bond yields up

Sri Lanka’s rupee closed at 319.50/320.50 to the US dollar on Friday, dealers said.

Sri Lanka's mid day shares edge down

All Share Price Index was down 0.11 percent or 13.03 points to 11,636.96

Sri Lanka cigarette sales down 19-pct in Dec quarter after tax hikes says BAT unit

Sri Lanka's legal cigarette sales are fell 19 percent in the December 2019 from a year earlier after tax and price hikes...

February 26, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka bill yields slip at auction after two weeks

Sri Lanka's twelve month Treasury bill yields at a primary auction on Wednesday fell 2 basis points to 8.58 percent, the...

February 26, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee, stocks weaker at open

Sri Lanka’s rupee was quoted marginally weaker at 181.70/75 to the US dollar in the spot market on Wednesday while bon...

February 26, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka's Ceylon Grain Elevators net up in December on tighter costs, lower tax bill

Profits at Sri Lanka's Ceylon Grain Elevators, a feed milling and poultry processor, grew 26 percent in the December 202...

February 26, 2020 3 min read

Sri Lanka's Hatton National Bank Dec profits grow on tax cut

Hatton National Bank Plc, the second largest listed lender, posted net profits of 6.26 billion for the December quarter,...

February 25, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee ends firmer, gilt yields flat

Sri Lanka rupee closed marginally firmer at 181.65/75 to the US dollar in the spot market on Tuesday while bond yields r...

February 25, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks plunge amid foreign selling

Sri Lanka’s stocks closed 1.14 percent lower on Tuesday, dragged down by index heavy Ceylon Tobacco Company, John Keel...

February 25, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka's Seylan Bank profits up in Dec after gratuity charge in 2018

Net profits at Sri Lanka's Seylan Bank Plc group grew 80.78 percent to 1.18 billion rupees from a year earlier despite t...

February 25, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee quoted weaker, bond yields stable

Sri Lanka’s rupee was quoted marginally firmer at 181.68/75 to the US dollar in the spot market on Tuesday while bond ...

February 25, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka stocks fall on John Keells Holdings

Sri Lanka’s stocks continued a two-day retreat, closing 0.52 percent lower on Monday dragged down by John Keells Holdi...

February 24, 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 ends weaker, gilt yields ease

Sri Lanka’s rupee closed weaker at 181.70/85 to the US dollar in the spot market on Monday from last Thursday's close ...

February 24, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka's DFCC Bank profits halve on bad loans, interest costs

Net profits at Sri Lanka's DFCC Bank Plc fell 54 percent to 516.14 million rupees in the December quarter on higher inte...

February 24, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee steady at open, bond yields ease

Sri Lanka’s rupee was quoted steady at 181.55/65 to the US dollar in the spot market on Monday from last Thursday whil...

February 24, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka's Commercial Bank profits inch up in Dec on lower income tax charge

Commercial Bank, Sri Lanka's largest listed lender in assets, said profits for the December quarter grew 1.11 percent to...

February 24, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka's Melstacorp acquires Browns Hospital Ragama for Rs.1.6bn

A subsidiary of diversified holdings firm Melstacorp Plc acquired a Ragama-based hospital from Brown & Company Plc f...

February 21, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka's plantations lose Rs2.6bn in six months ahead of mandated wage

Sri Lanka's publicly traded plantations companies, growing commercial crops such as tea, which have been asked by the g...

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February 21, 2020 6 min read

Sri Lanka Rupee ends firmer, bond yields flat

Sri Lanka’s rupee ended firmer at 181.55/60 to the US dollar in the spot market on Thursday while bond yields remained...

February 20, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka stocks reverse gains, banks slip

Sri Lanka's stocks closed 0.30 percent lower on Thursday, reversing Wednesday's gains, amid the government withdrawing a...

February 20, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka's Pan Asia Bank profits surge in Dec on bad loan recovery

Net profits at Sri Lanka's Pan Asia Banking Corporation Plc (PABC) grew 58 percent to 726.8 million rupees in the Decemb...

February 20, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee quoted weaker, stocks up 0.01-pct

Sri Lanka’s rupee was quoted weaker at 181.95/182.05 to the US dollar in the spot market on Thursday while bond yields...

February 20, 2020 2 min read