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Sri Lanka bond market quiet ahead of bond auction

The Central Bank’s guidance peg for interbank US dollar transactions remained unchanged at 362.14 rupees

January 30, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close up 0.3-pct on banks

Results in the first quarter are expected to weak

January 27, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka bond yields close up

Guidance peg unchanged

January 27, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka shares fall at market close on profit taking

Also we saw investors taking a sideline as quarterly reports started to come

January 26, 2023 2 min read
Sri Lanka rupee at 321.75/322.00 to the US dollar, bond yields stable

Sri Lanka’s rupee opened at 321.75/322.00 to the US dollar Friday

Sri Lanka rupee closes at 322.40/50 to the US dollar

Rupee closed almost flat from Wednesday's close

Sri Lanka bond yields flat, rupee weaker

Sri Lanka bond yields close flat, while forex markets showed sporadic activity in one week forwards and stock markets we...

April 1, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka says will maintain zero default record as Coronavirus jitters hit sovereign bonds

Sri Lanka's will honor all debt commitments Treasury Secretary Sajith Attygalle said as the island's sovereign bond yiel...

April 1, 2020 3 min read

Sri Lanka Development Bond auction sharply undersubscribed

A total of 11.93 million US dollars of Sri Lanka Development Bonds was sold at an auction where 220 million dollars of s...

April 1, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka bond yields close flat, rupee stronger

Sri Lanka bond yields close flat, while spot markets only showed sporadic activity and stock markets were closed on Cor...

March 31, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka bond yields rise, forex market activity muted

March 31, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka gilt yields edge up at close

March 31, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka bond yields up, forex markets not active amid fall

Sri Lanka’s bond yields went up Monday while there were no active quotes in forex markets, dealers said, with the rupe...

March 30, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka stock market closed on Monday over curfew, banks to run

Sri Lanka's stock market would be closed on Monday over a holiday, the Colombo Stock Exchange said, while bond markets a...

March 29, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka bond yields ease, rupee down

Sri Lanka’s bond yields went down marginally Friday while the rupee closed around 191.50/192.25 in the one week forwar...

March 27, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka Treasury bill rates plunge to 4-yr low at auction

Sri Lanka's 12-month Treasury bill rate fell 82 basis points on Wednesday from a week earlier to the lowest since Januar...

March 26, 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 close 6.22-pct down ahead of curfew

Sri Lanka’s stocks plunged 6.22 percent down re-opening after a four day Coronavirus holiday and closing at 1200 noon...

Tania Madies
March 20, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka in lockdown-style Coronavirus curfew as count moves up, markets wobble

Sri Lanka Friday announced lockdown-style curfews to cover the entire country, while island's Coronavirus count went to ...

March 20, 2020 4 min read

Sri Lanka stocks down 11-pct amid Coronavirus fears, trading to stop at 1200noon

Sri Lanka's stocks plunged over 11 percent measured by the Standard and Poor's SL 20 Index, in the biggest intra-day fal...

March 20, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka share trading halted as stocks plunge after Coronavirus holiday

Trading in Sri Lanka's stock market was halted Friday after the market re-opened after almost a week of Coronavirus holi...

Tania Madies
March 20, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka halts imports of cars, electronics, perfumes, after soft-peg pressure

Sri Lanka has halted the imports of cars, perfumes, tyres, footwear, airconditors, refrigerators, mobile phones, televis...

March 20, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka stock exchange to re-open Friday

Sri Lanka's Colombo Stock Exchange will be open from 1000 to 1300 hours on Friday after the government declared a six da...

March 20, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka sovereign bond yields rise

Sri Lanka's sovereign bond yields have risen sharply over the two weeks, amid global volatility while rupee bond holders...

March 19, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka central bank stops 'non-essential' imports, limits forex issue

Sri Lanka's central bank has controlled imports and limited the issue of foreign exchange for foreign travel amid pressu...

March 19, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka gilt yields edge up, rupee weaker

Sri Lanka’s bond yields went up marginally Thursday while the spot market only saw sporadic activity with the rupee un...

March 19, 2020 1 min read

Colombo stock exchange to be closed on Sri Lanka Coronavirus holidays: SEC

Sri Lanka's Colombo Stock Exchange will follow government holidays declared to combat Coronavirus and remain closed on ...

March 19, 2020 1 min read