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Sri Lanka stocks close down, selling on diversified financials

Turnover was at 2.2 billion.

May 8, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka 3-month T-bill yield down 18bp

The 3-month fell 18 basis points from 9.61 percent to 14.96 percent, with 30 billion rupees in securities offered sold

May 8, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee opens stronger at 298.40/60 to US dollar

Bond yields were down, dealers said.

May 8, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka's Browns to buy Lipton in Kenya, Tanzania and Rwanda

Browns Investments said it had reached an agreement to buy Lipton tea companies in Kenya, Tanzania and Rwanda

May 7, 2024 2 min read
Sri Lanka cigarette taxes down amid legal sales fall in 2024 March quarter

Turnover linked taxes fell to 31.7 billion rupees from 34.2 billion rupees

Sri Lanka rupee opens weaker at 300.50/301.00 to US dollar

Bond yields were down, dealers said.

Sri Lanka's Dialog Axiata and Airtel unit merger given nod

The Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka (TRCSL) has granted its approval for the proposed merger

April 18, 2024 3 min read

Sri Lanka rupee opens at 301.00/302.05 to the US dollar

Bond yields were steady

April 18, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee weakens at 301.00/302.05 to the US dollar

Bond yields were broadly steady.

April 17, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka Treasury Bill yields down across maturities

The debt office sold all 30 billion rupees of 3-month bills offered.

April 17, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close up, banks and index heavyweights see interest

"There were mixed sentiments. Interest came into banks and index heavyweights."

April 17, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee opens steady at 300.00/75 to the US dollar

Bond yields remained broadly steady as well ahead of the bill auction.

April 17, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee closes weaker at 300.00/75 to the US dollar

While bond yields remained broadly steady.

April 16, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close down, banks take hit after ISB no deal

Banks saw selling pressure due to lack of deal with ISB bondholders

April 16, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee opens at 299.00/25 to the US dollar

Bond yields were broadly steady.

April 16, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee closes weaker at 299.00/10 to the US dollar

Bond yields were broadly steady

April 15, 2024 1 min read
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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
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CSE All Share 9,073.41 0.65%
Turnover Rs million 1,591,766,524.95 1,029,335,694.32
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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
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Sri Lanka stocks close down, turnover at 2.5bn

The Colombo Stock Exchange closed down on Monday, data on its site showed.

April 15, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka's Unisyst Engineering Plc delists from CSE

SEC approval to delist Unisyst Engineering PLC shares, at an exit offer price of 6 rupees a share

April 15, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee opens at 298.40/60 to the US dollar

Bond yields steady

April 15, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka's central bank buys $715mn from fx markets in March

Gross official reserves went up by 431 million US dollars in March as debt was repaid from domestic savings

April 11, 2024 3 min read

Sri Lanka rupee closes at 298.50/55 to the US dollar

Bond yields broadly steady

April 10, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close up, All Share passes 12,000

Turnover was at 2.9 billion. Banks, and Sampath Bank in particular, brought in most of the value.

April 10, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee opens at 298.40/50 to the US dollar

Bond yields steady

April 10, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka rupee closes at 298.60/65 to the US dollar

Bond yields were down

April 9, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka stocks close up, consumer durables and apparel push turnover

Turnover was at 2.5 billion. Banks (Rs570mn) and Consumer Durables and Apparel (Rs469mn) brought in the most value.

April 9, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka Treasury bill yields marginally down across maturities

Sri Lanka’s Treasury bill yields fell across maturities at Tuesday’s auction, data from the state debt office showed...

April 9, 2024 1 min read
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