ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s rupee quoted steady at 202.00/203 to the one month US dollar Monday while gilt yields remained unchanged, dealers said.
The rupee last closed in the one-week forward market at 202/203 to the US dollar on Friday.
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In the secondary market bond yields remained steady, dealers said.
A bond maturing on 15.12.2022 was quoted at 6.00/6.08 per cent on Monday, up from 5.98/6.08 per cent on Friday.
A bond maturing on 15.11.2023 was quoted at 6.40/60 per cent flat from Friday.
A bond maturing on 01.12.2024 was quoted at 6.70/90 per cent, up from 6.75/90 per cent from Friday.
A bond maturing on 01.05.2025 was quoted at 6.95/7.25 per cent, steady from 6.95/15 per cent.
A bond maturing on 15.02.2026 was quoted flat at 7.15/35 per cent on Monday.
A bond maturing on 15.08.2027 was quoted at 7.60/90 per cent, steady from 7.60/85 per cent.
A bond maturing on 01.05.2029 was quoted flat at 7.90/40 per cent on Monday.
A bond maturing on 15.05.2030 was quoted flat at 8.10/60 per cent on Monday. (Colombo/April12/2021)