ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s treasury bills yields went down and the bonds rates remained steady on Tuesday on dull trade while the Central bank guidance peg remained unchanged, dealers said.
The three-month T-bills closed at 32.00/32.25 percent, down from 32.30/32.90 percent.
A bond maturing on 01.05.2024 closed at 31.25/50 percent on Monday, steady from 31.00/32.00 percent at close on Monday.
A bond maturing on 15.05.2026 closed at 30.25/31.00 percent steady from 30.30/30.90 percent.
The Central Bank’s guidance peg for interbank transactions was at 363.18 rupees against the US dollar unchanged.
Commercial banks offered dollars for telegraphic transfers between 371.78 and 372.00 for small transactions, data showed.
Buying rates are between 361.78 – 362.00 rupees. (Colombo/Dec 06/2022)