ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka sold 65 billion rupees worth of Treasury bills at a weekly auction on Wednesday (21) with most of the money came from 3-month T-bills while yields across maturities fell, data from the state debt office showed.
The debt office sold 55.4 billion rupees worth of 3-month bills at 31.95 percent down 75 basis points from the previous week, after offering 28 billion rupees.
Only 4.3 billion rupees worth of 6-month bills were sold at 30.63 percent, down 19 basis points from the last week yield, after offering 20 billion rupees.
Only 5.2 billion rupees worth of 12-month bills were sold at 29.87 percent, down 39 basis points after offering 17 billion rupees.
The debt office offered 65 billion rupees of bills and raised all through the auction. (Colombo/Sep 21/2022)