ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka rupee was quoted flat at 185.70/186.00 to the US dollar on Thursday in the spot market while yields remained unchanged in dull market trade, dealers said.
The rupee closed at 185.70/186.00 to the US dollar on Wednesday against the US dollar.
In the secondary securities market, bond yields remained unchanged in dull market trade despite the bills auction, dealers said.
A 2-year bond maturing on 15.12.2022 quoted flat at 5.67/72 per cent on Thursday from Wednesday’s closing.
A bond maturing on 15.01.2023 was quoted flat 5.70/75 per cent on Thursday from Wednesday’s end.
A bond maturing on 15.09.2024 was quoted at 6.40/45 per cent unchanged from yesterday’s end.
A bond maturing on 01.05.2025 quoted flat at 6.50/60 per cent.
A bond maturing on 01.02.2026 remained flat at 6.65/75 per cent from the previous day’s end.
A bond maturing on 15.08.2027 quoted flat at 7.08/18 per cent on Thursday.
A bond maturing on 01.07.2028 quoted flat at 7.20/30 per cent on Thursday.
A 10-year bond maturing on 15.05.2030 was quoted flat at 7.55/75 per cent since Tuesday’s closing. (Colombo/December 10/2020)