Sri Lanka rupee quoted slightly firmer around 193.50/195.50 to the US dollar
ECONOMYNEXT- Sri Lanka rupee quoted slightly firmer around 193.50/195.50 levels in the spot market on Tuesday, while bond yields remained unchanged in dull market trade, dealers said.
The rupee closed wide 194.00/195.50 to the US dollar on Monday.
In the secondary market bond yields remained flat in dull market trade, dealers said.
Central Bank announced an issue of 40 billion rupees worth of T-Bills at the upcoming auction that will be held on 10th Feb 2021 while the maximum rate of acceptance for the 1 Yr bill was announced at 5.05 per cent.
A bond maturing on 15.12.2022 was quoted at 5.45/55 per cent on Tuesday, steady from 5.45/53 per cent at Monday close.
A bond maturing on 01.10.2023 was quoted flat at 5.90/6.00 per cent from Monday’s close.
A bond maturing on 01.12.2024 was quoted at 6.50/57 per cent on Tuesday, up from 6.47/55 per cent a day earlier.
A bond maturing on 01.05.2025 was quoted at 6.85/93 per cent on Tuesday, up from 6.80/90 per cent.
A bond maturing on 15.08.2027 was last quoted at 7.15/30 per cent.
A bond maturing on 15.05.2030 was quoted at 8.00/8.30 per cent, gaining from 7.65/85 per cent at Monday’s end. (Colombo/Feb09/2021)