ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s rupee was quoted around 194.00/196.00 to the US dollar in the spot market on Monday, while some bond yields were steady, dealers said.
The rupee last closed in one-week forward market at 195/195.75 to the dollar on Friday.
In the secondary market bond yields were steady in dull market trade, dealers said.
A bond maturing on 15.12.2022 was quoted flat at 5.65/75 per cent on Monday from Friday’s close.
A bond maturing on 01.10.2023 was quoted 6.00/20 per cent on Monday, steady from 6.00/15 per cent at the previous day’s close.
A bond maturing on 01.12.2024 was quoted at 6.65/75 per cent, up from 6.55/65 per cent.
A bond maturing on 01.05.2025 was quoted at 6.75/95 per cent on Monday, steady from 6.75/85 per cent.
A bond maturing on 15.01.2026 was quoted at 7.05/20 per cent, up from 7.00/07 per cent.
A bond maturing on 15.08.2027 was quoted at 7.30/45 per cent, up from 7.15/35 per cent.
A bond maturing on 15.05.2030 was quoted indicative at 8.10/50 per cent, up from 8.00/20 per cent. (Colombo/Feb22/2021)