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Sri Lanka gilt yields close flat

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s bond yields were flat Thursday on moderate trading, dealers said.

Liquidity in the overnight money market was 126.36 billion rupees down from 136.87 billion rupees yesterday.

Banks deposited 136.50 in central bank’s excess liquidity window.

In the secondary government securities market, bond yields were flat in moderate trading with liquidity centered on the 15.01.2023 bond, dealers said.

A bond maturing on 10.08.2021 closed at 6.95/7.05 percent on Thursday down from 7.00/7.10 on Wednesday.

A 2-year bond maturing on 01.10.2022 closed flat at 7.75/85.

A bond maturing on 15.01.2023 closed at 8.03/07 percent Thursday up from 8.02/07 percent.

A bond maturing on 15.09.2024 closed at 8.50/58 percent on Thursday unchanged from its last close.

A bond maturing on 15.10.2027 closed at 8.83/90 percent, gaining from 8.80/85 percent Wednesday.

(Colombo/May14/2020)

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