ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka rupee quoted flat at 184.50/60 to the US dollar in the spot market on Wednesday while bond yields remained unchanged in dull market trade, dealers said.
The rupee closed at 184.50/60 to the US dollar on Tuesday.
In the secondary securities market, bond yields remained unchanged in dull market trade, dealers said.
Sri Lanka’s debt office is offering 75 billion treasury bonds to be auctioned on November 12.
Meanwhile, the debt office is also offering 40 billion treasury bills to be issued through a weekly auction to be held today split into 5 billion rupees maturing in 3-months, 11 billion rupees maturing in 9-months and 24-billion rupees maturing in 12 months.
A 2-year bond maturing on 15.12.2022 was quoted at flat at 5.65/70 per cent on Wednesday from Tuesday’s closing.
A bond maturing on 15.01.2023 was quoted at 5.70/80 per cent, flat from 5.70/75 per cent at Tuesday’s end.
A bond maturing on 15.09.2024 was quoted at 6.25/35 per cent, down from 6.30/35 per cent at the previous day’s end.
A bond maturing on 01.05.2025 was quoted at 6.45/55 per cent, down from 6.40/50 per cent at the last closing.
A bond maturing on 01.02.2026 was quoted at 6.60/70 per cent, flat from 6.60/65 per cent at the previous day’s end.
A bond maturing on 15.08.2027 was quoted flat at 6.95/05 per cent.
A bond maturing on 01.07.2028 was quoted flat at 7.10/20 per cent from the previous day’s closing. (Colombo/Nov11/2020)