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Sri Lanka bonds yields steady at close

The Central Bank’s guidance peg for interbank US dollar transactions appreciated by another 2 cents to 362.14 rupees

January 26, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka's mid day shares fall on profit taking

"Since the anticipated rate cut wasn't met, the market over reacted and moved to red," the analyst said. 

January 26, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka bond yields open steady

"However the market is quite. Mostly due to a bond auction has been announced to held on Monday," a dealer said.

January 26, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka bill yields fall across maturities at auction

Sri Lanka has sold 120 billion rupees of Treasury bills

January 25, 2023 1 min read
Sri Lanka's shares close marginally up as fears of DDR creep in

All Share Price Index was up 0.03 percent or 3.80 points to 11,357.45

Sri Lanka's shares edge up in mid day trade

All Share Price Index was up 0.13 percent or 15.28 points to 11,368.93

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
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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's market closed over Coronavirus on March 19

Sri Lanka's Colombo Stock Exchange is closed on March 19, 2020 over Coronavirus, and will not open, despite an earlier d...

March 19, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka bond yields close lower, forex markets quiet

Sri Lanka’s bond yields were down on Wednesday and there was sporadic activity in forex markets around 185.80 levels, ...

March 18, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka bill yields fall across maturities at auction

Sri Lanka’s treasury yields fell over 14 percent across all maturities at the weekly bill auction held on Wednesday, d...

March 18, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka forex markets inactive, bond yields down

Sri Lanka's forex markets were inactive for the second day with no activity in the spot market and sporadic quotes for t...

March 18, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka bond yields lower after Coronavirus rate cut, Friday injection

Sri Lanka's bond yields were marginally slightly down on Tuesday, dealers said after the central bank cut rates by 25 ba...

March 17, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka stock market closed Tuesday in Coronavirus holiday

Sri Lanka's Colombo Stock Exchange will be closed Tuesday, a Securities and Exchange Commission spokesman said as the go...

March 17, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks down 20-pct in 2020 as S&P Index hits time low on Coronavirus fears

Sri Lanka's stocks closed 2.89 percent lower on Friday, extending losses in line with Coronavirus hit market elsewhere w...

March 13, 2020 3 min read

Sri Lanka rupee quoted weaker, stocks down 3.75-pct

Sri Lanka’s rupee quoted weaker at 183.85/184.05 to the US dollar in the spot market on Friday while bond yields climb...

March 13, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka stock trading halted, index falls below 5000

Sri Lanka Colombo Stock Exchange halted trading for 30 minutes Friday, the third time in a week as an index of liquid st...

March 13, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka sells Rs60bn in bonds, 7-year bonds at 9.99-pct

Sri Lanka’s debt office has sold a bond maturing on 01.10.2022 at 9.33 percent, a bond maturing on 15.09.2024 at 9.81 ...

March 12, 2020 1 min read