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Sri Lanka's shares fall in mid day trade

The market generated a slow turnover of 590 million rupees. 

February 13, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka bond yields open higher, rupee unchanged

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

February 13, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka bond yields up, kerb dollar strengthens to Rs365.00/366.50

Rates edged up Friday

February 11, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka's Dialog Axiata lose Rs8.2bn in Dec quarter

Group invests Rs52bn in infrastructure and helps govt collect Rs35bn in taxes in 2022

February 10, 2023 1 min read
Sri Lanka’s stocks end on a positive note on Tuesday, buoyed by S&P rating

The market picked up slightly today on the news that we've been upgraded by S&P.

Sri Lanka rupee closes up at 323.70/324.20 to the US dollar

Sri Lanka’s rupee closed at 323.70/324.20 to the US dollar on Tuesday, down from the previous day's close, dealers sai...

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

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
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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
I-m SLIBOR - -
Source: Central Bank/Indicative

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

Sri Lanka rupee close weaker, bond yields up

Sri Lanka’s rupee ends weaker at 182.90/183.30 to the US dollar in the spot market on Thursday while bond yields clim...

March 12, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka stock close at new 8-year low on Coronavirus fears

Sri Lanka’s stock closed 3.55 percent lower on Friday, dragged down by John Keells Holdings, Browns Investments and S...

March 12, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka stock trading halted after 5-pct plunge over COVID19

Trading at Sri Lanka's Colombo Stock Exchange was halted for 30 minutes Thursday after Standard and Poor's Sri Lanka 20 ...

March 12, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka stocks plunge at open on Coronavirus

Sri Lanka's stocks fell 2.0 Thursday in the first half hour of trading with broad based selling on Coronavirus fears a ...

March 12, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka's SEC seeks proposals to boost stock market

Sri Lanka's Securities and Exchange Commission has sought proposals from stock brokers for proposals to boost the market...

March 12, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee, bond yields close flat

Sri Lanka’s rupee ends stable at 182.55/60 to the US dollar in the spot market on Wednesday while bond yields remained...

March 11, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka's Treasuries yields marginally up

Sri Lanka's 6-and 12-months treasury yields marginally went by 2-basis points while 3-months yield was flat, data from t...

March 11, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks rebound 1.61-pct from 8-year low

Sri Lanka stocks rebounded 1.61 percent Wednesday recouping some of the losses from a record 4.14 percent plunge a day e...

March 11, 2020 1 min read