Sri Lanka rupee ends weaker at 195.50/196.00 levels in the spot next market
ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s rupee closed weaker at 195.50/196.00 levels to the US dollar in the spot next market on Monday while bond yields edged up slightly, dealers said.
The rupee last closed in the spot market at 194.50/195.50 to the dollar on Thursday.
the rupee has fallen from 186.40 in December 2020 to 194.40 to the US dollar in January 2021.
In the secondary market bond yields up slightly while the market remained dull, dealers said.
A bond maturing on 15.12.2022 closed at 5.80/87 per cent om Monday, up from 5.75/85 per cent at Thursday’s end.
A bond maturing on 15.11.2023 closed at 6.30/38 per cent, steady from 6.30/35 per cent at Thursday’s end.
A bond maturing on 01.12.2024 closed at 6.75/85 per cent Monday, up from 6.70/80 per cent at Thursday’s end.
A bond maturing on 01.05.2025 closed 6.90/7.10 per cent, up from 6.80/7.00 per cent at Thursday’s end.
A bond maturing on 15.02.2026 closed flat at 7.10/25 per cent on Monday.
A bond maturing on 15.08.2027 closed at 7.35/50 per cent, up from 7.20/40 per cent.
A bond maturing on 15.05.2030 closed at 8.10/50 per cent, up 8.00/20 per cent. (Colombo/Mar01/2021)