Sri Lanka rupee ends flat, gilts yields up on profit taking
ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s rupee closed steady at 176.30/45 to the US dollar in the spot market on Friday and gilt yields moved up, market participants said.
A bond maturing on 15.03.2023 closed at 9.85/95 percent, up from 9.80/88 percent.
A bond maturing on 15.03.2024 closed at 10.02/10.08 percent, up from 9.92/10.00 percent.
A bond maturing on 01.08.2026 closed at 10.25/35 percent, gaining from 10.23/30 percent.
A bond maturing on 15.01.2027 closed at 10.33/40 percent on Friday, up from Thursday’s 10.26/32 percent.
A 10-year bond maturing on 01.05.2029 closed at 10.55/65 percent, up from 10.53/60 percent. (COLOMBO, 24 May, 2019)