ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka rupee closed weaker at 370 against US dollar on Tuesday, falling from 368 rupees when the market opened, Commercial bank’s data showed.
A guidance rate for interbank transactions announced by the central bank was also dropped by one rupee to 361.75 on Tuesday from 360.75 on the previous day, as forex shortages and liquidity injections continues.
In the secondary market, a few maturities were active on dull trade, dealer said.
The bond maturing on 01.06.2025 closed at 20.75/21.15 up from 20.40/80 on Monday (20).
The bond maturing on 01.05.2027 closed at 20.75/21.15 up from 20.40/80 on Monday (20).
The bond maturing 15.01.2028 also closed at 20.75/21.15. (Colombo/June 21/2022)