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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 17, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka's shares edge up in mid day trade

The market generated a revenue of 669 million rupees.

February 17, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka shares gain over 2-pct on positive sentiments

ASPI gained 2.49 percent or 214.47 points to 8,843.05

February 16, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka bond yields close steady

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

February 16, 2023 1 min read
Sri Lanka’s stocks up on Wednesday due to speculation

Sri Lanka shares were up at close of trading on Wednesday ahead of the four-day weekend and due to speculative activity

Sri Lanka’s stocks up in trading on Wednesday morning

Sri Lanka shares were picking up in trading on Wednesday morning. Turnover was at 45 million.

Sri Lanka rupee strengthens in one week forwards against US dollar, spot seen

Sri Lanka's rupee strengthened to 187.50/188.00 to the US dollar on Thursday from around 189.00/189.50 to the US dollar ...

May 6, 2020 2 min read

DFCC downgraded to 'B-' on Sri Lanka sovereign rating cut, Coronavirus risks

Fitch Ratings has downgraded Colombo-based DFCC Bank to 'B-' from 'B' after Sri Lanka's sovereign rating was downgraded ...

May 6, 2020 1 min read

Coronavirus Impact on Sri Lanka ratings, Fitch Ratings webinar on May 15

Fitch Ratings is hosting an online forum with its sovereign and institutional rating analysts covering Sri Lanka on May ...

May 6, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee weaker against greenback on one week forwards

Sri Lanka's rupee was quoted around 188.25/188.50 to the US dollar in one week forwards in intra-day trade but weakened ...

May 5, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka undersells Treasury bills at auction, 12-month yield targeted

Sri Lanka has raised 19.25 billion rupees from a Treasury bill auction on April 04, after offering 30 billion rupees of ...

May 5, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee extend gains against greenback in one week forwards

Sri Lanka's rupee strengthened to 188.25/188.75 to the greenback in one week forwards, helped by some bank and exporter ...

May 4, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka stock market to have 3 circuit breakers, market to close at 10-pct fall

Sri Lanka's Colombo Stock Exchange will have three circuit breakers during a sharp falls in the market and stop trading ...

May 1, 2020 3 min read

Sri Lanka rupee stronger in one week forwards, spreads narrow

Sri Lanka's rupee traded slightly stronger against the US dollar in the one week forward market Thursday while the spot ...

April 30, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka Development Bonds undersubscribed, US$26mn sold

An auction of dollar denominated Sri Lanka Development Bonds had been undersubscribed with 26 million dollars of securi...

April 30, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee stronger in sporadic spot trades amid intervention Tuesday

Sri Lanka 's rupee traded around 192.70 or stronger Tuesday against the green back in sporadic spot trades amid interven...

April 29, 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 Treasuries undersold, yields rock-steady for third week

Sri Lanka's Treasuries yields were rock steady across maturities, for the third week in a row with offered volumes under...

April 28, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee trades around 194.00 to greenback, bonds steady

Sri Lanka's rupee saw trades in the spot market around 194.00 to the US dollar in intra-day trades Monday, down from 192...

April 27, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka's Union Bank drops bond dealership

Sri Lanka's Union Bank of Colombo has been given the go ahead to cease being a primary dealer for government bonds, the...

April 25, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee gains on interventions, excess liquidity rises

Sri Lanka's rupee closed around 192.20/193.00 to the US dollar on interventions in the spot market Friday while more mon...

April 25, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee closes stronger in one week forwards amid moral suasion

Sri Lanka's rupee closed around 195.50/196.00 to the US dollar in the one week forward market Thursday with gaining from...

April 24, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka rupee at 196.50 to greenback in one week forwards amid excess liquidity

Sri Lanka's rupee saw sporadic trading in forward markets against the US dollar with one weeks trading around 196.60/198...

April 23, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka Treasury auction yields flat, bills undersold

Sri Lanka's Treasury bill yields were flat at Wednesday's auction with 22.1 billion rupees of bills sold after offering ...

April 22, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka's Sierra Cables downgraded to 'BB(lka)' on Coronavirus, on negative watch

Fitch Ratings has downgraded Sri Lanka's Sierra Cables, a power cables maker by one notch to 'BB(lka)' from 'BB+(lka) an...

April 22, 2020 9 min read

Sri Lanka rupee sees erratic trade, one week at 198.0, spot strengthens towards close

Sri Lanka's rupee traded as weak as 198.00 to the US dollar in one week forward but the spot traded from around 194.00 t...

April 22, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka's Colombo Stock Exchange closed for curfew as tea auctions go live

Sri Lanka's Colombo Stock Exchange said it will not open on April 22 as earlier announced after curfews in Colombo was e...

April 21, 2020 1 min read