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Friday January 21st, 2022
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Sri Lanka stocks gain at open

Sri Lanka stocks gained 0.24 percent at open continuing recovery from a circuit breaker fall at the start of the week

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Sri Lanka stocks up 0.6-pct, despite foreign selling

Sri Lanka stocks gained 0.60 percent at close, with limited momentum amid net foreign outflow and 3.68 billion rupees in...

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Sri Lanka bond yields open flat, stocks gain

Sri Lanka’s bond yields were flat on Thursday while stocks opened  0.57 percent higher

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Sri Lanka stocks rebound 2.8-pct amid foreign buying

Sri Lanka stocks rebounded 2.81 percent at close, ending two days of losses backed by foreign buying

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Sri Lanka stocks end 2.5-pct lower

Sri Lanka stocks fell 2.57 percent on Monday losing the gains made last week, pushed down by LOLC Holdings, Expolanka an...

Sri Lanka's Sampath Bank net down 34-pct in Dec 2020

Profits at Sampath Bank fell 34.1 percent to 3.2 billion rupees in the December 2020 quarter from a year earlier amid a ...

Sri Lanka stocks down 0.95-pct, rupee weaker

Sri Lanka's stock fell 0.95 percent Thursday amid political uncertainty while the rupee also ended lower at around 175.0...

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Sri Lanka's JKH net up 37-pct in Sept

Sri Lanka's John Keells Holdings Plc (JKH) net profits for the September quarter grew 37 percent from a year earlier to ...

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Sri Lanka rupee ends weaker, stocks down 1.24-pct

ECONOMYNEXT – The Sri Lanka rupee ended weaker at 174.85/175.00 rupees against the US dollar Wednesday, and stock...

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Sri Lanka rupee opens flat, stocks down

Sri Lanka's rupee was quoted at around 174.30/60 to the US dollar in the spot market shortly after opening, Wednesday mo...

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Sri Lanka’s Hemas to focus on specialised health care, lab services

ECONOMYNEXT - Hemas Holdings will be focusing on improving specialised health care services at its two remaining hospita...

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Sri Lanka stocks down 0.5-pct, rupee slightly weaker

ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka’s stocks closed 0.5 percent lower on selling in LOLC and Dialog Axiata, as the rupee ende...

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Sri Lanka's Asiri acquires Hemas Galle for Rs.450mn

The Softlogic Group subsidiary Asiri Hospital Holdings Plc acquired Hemas Southern Hospitals (Private) Limited for 450 m...

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Sri Lanka stocks down 0.3-pct, rupee weaker

Sri Lanka stocks dropped marginally by 0.36 percent Friday, while the rupee weakened against the greenback and gilt yiel...

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Sri Lanka stocks down 0.35-pct: provisional data

Sri Lanka stocks ended 0.35 percent lower on Friday, according to provisional data, failing to sustain a record surge th...

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Sri Lanka stocks open higher

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka stocks opened 0.82 percent higher on Friday from gains in banking stocks, continuing from...

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Latest Last
US Dollar 202.7500 201.0530
UK Pound 275.6488 273.9247
Euro 229.4927 228.2856
Aus Dollar 145.9496 145.4317
Yen 1.7814 1.7595
Source: Central Bank/Indicative
Latest Last
Indian Rupee 2.7221 2.7009
Korea Won 0.1700 0.1687
Oman Rial 526.6165 522.2088
Saudi Riyal 54.0494 53.5941
UAE Dirham 55.1994 54.7373
Source: Central Bank/Indicative
pts %
S&P SL20 4,604.80 -0.29%
CSE All Share 13,361.17 -0.75%
Turnover Rs million. 2,191,558,044.10 7,077,714,328
Source: CSE
Latest Last
3-m bill 7.91 7.84
6-m bill 8.18 8.12
12-m bill 8.37 8.29
5-yr bond 10.93 10.69
8-yr bond 10.93 11.52
Source: Central Bank/Indicative
today yesterday
Overnight Money 5.93 5.99
Gilt Repo 5.14 5.14
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Source: Central Bank/Indicative

Sri Lanka stocks surge 2.7-pct, rupee rebounds: Update

ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka stocks ballooned 2.70 percent Thursday, the highest single-day gain in more than six years, cros...

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Sri Lanka stocks surge 2.7-pct, rupee in sharp gain

ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka stocks ballooned 2.70 percent to cross the 6,000-point psychological barrier Thursday, while the...

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Sri Lanka's Jetwing Symphony Sep losses widen 11.9-pct

Sri Lanka's Jetwing Symphony Plc, a holding company for some of the newer equity owned hotels of Sri Lanka's Jetwing Gro...

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Tokyo stocks open lower as yen edges higher

Tokyo, Japan | AFP | Thursday - Tokyo stocks opened lower on Thursday as fresh concerns emerged over the prospects for t...

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Sri Lanka's LB Finance Sept net up 30-pct

ECONOMYNEXT - Profits at Sri Lanka's LB Finance Plc rose 30 percent from a year earlier to 1.2 billion rupees in the Sep...

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Sri Lanka's Kingsbury hotel Sept net down 46-pct

ECONOMYNEXT - Profits at Sri Lanka's The Kingsbury Plc, the city hotel of listed conglomerate Hayleys Plc, fell 46 perce...

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Sri Lanka rupee breaches Rs175 to US dollar; stocks run out of steam

ECONOMYNEXT - The Sri Lanka rupee ended Wednesday weakening sharply to a new low of 175.60/80 rupees against the US doll...

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Sri Lanka rupee weakens; stocks rally slows

ECONOMYNEXT - The Sri Lanka rupee weakened sharply to end Tuesday at around 174.50/80 rupees against the US dollar in th...

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Sri Lanka Asian Hotels and Properties September net down 48-pct

Sri Lanka's Asian Hotels and Properties Plc, the city hotel and property development arm of John Keells Holdings, said n...

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Sri Lanka's All Share index crosses 6,000 points

ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka's All Share index crossed the psychological 6,000-point barrier briefly on Tuesday surging 0.94 ...

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