Sri Lanka long tenor bonds yields up

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s long tenor government bond yields rose Monday amid heavy selling by one gilt dealership, market participants said.

While 2 and 3-year bond yields rose about 05 basis points, tenors above 7 years rose around 20 to 30 basis points, dealers said.

In forex markets the one week forward dollar were quoted at 147.50/75 rupees by early afternoon, weaker from Friday’s close of 146.65/85 rupees.

A selection of bond yields are given below:-

2-year bonds (15.10.2018) quoted at 11.25/35 percent around same levels are Friday.

3-year bond (01.05.2019) quoted at 11.60/75 percent about 05 basis points up.

5-year bonds (01.08.2021) quoted at 11.90/12.00 percent up 05 basis points

5-year bonds (01.03.2021) quoted at 11.85/95 percent up 05bp

7-year bonds (01.10.2022) quoted at 12.10/25 percent up from 12.00/10

8-year bonds (01.01.2024) quoted at 12.60/65 up from 12.45/50





10-year bonds (01.06.2026) 12.80/85 percent up 12.55/70

14-year (15.05.2030) 12.80/13.00 percent up from 12.75/85 Friday. (Colombo/July04/2016)

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