ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s Treasury bills yields continued to fall across maturities for the third week at Wednesday’s auction, with the 12-month yield down 08 basis points to 8.46 percent, data from the data office showed.
The debt office, a unit of the central bank, sold only 23.5 billion rupees, the exact amount offered.
The 3-month yield fell 10 basis points to 7.99 percent and the 6-month yield fell 12 basis points to 8.09 percent.
The debt office offered 16.5 billion rupees of 12-month bills, 03 billion rupees of 03-month bills and 04 billion rupees of 06-month bills.
(COLOMBO, 17 July, 2019)