Sri Lanka rupee quoted steady at 194.50/196.00 to the US dollar
ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s rupee quoted steady at 194.50/196.00 levels to the US dollar in the spot market on Monday while bond yields edged up slightly, dealers said.
The rupee last closed in the spot market at 194.50/195.50 to the dollar on Thursday.
the rupee has fallen from 186.40 in December 2020 to 194.40 to the US dollar in January 2021.
In the secondary market bond yields up slightly while the market remained dull, dealers said.
A bond maturing on 15.12.2022 was quoted at 5.77/87 per cent on Monday, up from 5.75/85 per cent at Thursday’s end.
A bond maturing on 15.11.2023 was quoted at 5.30/35 per cent on Monday flat from Thursday’s end.
A bond maturing on 01.12.2024 was quoted at 6.75/85 per cent Monday, up from 6.70/80 per cent at Thursday’s end.
A bond maturing on 01.05.2025 was quoted 6.90/7.10 per cent, up from 6.80/7.00 per cent at Thursday’s end.
All the long tenor maturities were quoated indicative.
A bond maturing on 15.02.2026 was quoted at 7.10/25 per cent.
A bond maturing on 15.08.2027 was quoted at 7.25/50 per cent, up from 7.20/40 per cent.
A bond maturing on 15.05.2030 was quoted at 8.00/50 per cent, steady 8.00/20 per cent. (Colombo/Mar01/2021)