ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s Treasury Bill yields fell across maturities at Wednesday’s auction with the biggest fall in the 12-month yield which was down 29 basis points to 8.22 percent, data from the state debt office showed.
The 03-month yield fell 09 basis points to 7.47 percent and the 06-month bills fell 09 basis points to 7.58 percent.
The debt office, which is a unit of the central bank, offered 10 billion rupees of 12-month bills and accepted 16.3 billion rupees in bids.
It offered 5.0 billion rupees of 06-month bills and accepted 1.5 billion rupees and offered 4.0 billion rupees of 03-month bills and accepted bids worth 1.2 billion rupees.
(COLOMBO, 20 November 2019)