Sri Lanka rupee quoted slightly stronger in one month forwards, gilt yields steady
ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka rupee was quoted stronger around 190/192 to the US dollar in the one month market on Tuesday, while bond yields steady, dealers said.
Sri Lanka rupee last closed at 191/193 levels on Monday.
In the secondary securities market, bond yields steady in dull trade dealers said.
A 2-year bond maturing on 15.12.2022 was quoted at 5.57/63 per cent on Tuesday, down from 5.60/65 per cent at Monday’s end.
A bond maturing on 15.01.2023 was quoted at 5.65/70 per cent, flat from the last closing.
A bond maturing on 15.09.2024 was quoted steady at 6.35/40 per cent on Tuesday, from 6.35/42 per cent at Monday’s end.
A bond maturing on 01.05.2025 was quoted at 6.50/60 per cent on Tuesday, unchanged.
A bond maturing on 01.02.2026 was quoted at 6.65/75 per cent, down from 6.68/75 at the previous day’s end.
A bond maturing on 15.08.2027 was quoted flat at 7.15/20 per cent.
A bond maturing on 01.07.2028 was quoted at 7.23/30 per cent, up from 7.20/30 steady from the previous day’s end.
A 10-year bond maturing on 15.05.2030 was quoted at 7.75/85 per cent, up from 7.70/85 per cent at Monday’s closing. (Colombo/Jan05/2021)