Inflation ( CCPI)54.2% (Jan 2023)
GDP-11.8% (3Q 2022)
Unemployment5.0% (3Q 2022)
3M T-Bill Rate29.91%
12M T-Bill Rate27.72%
5Y T-Bond Rate29.00%
10Y T-Bond Rate30%
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Reserves $1.89Bn (Dec 2022)
Cum. Trade Deficit $5.2Bn (Dec 2022)
Cum. Fiscal DeficitLKR 1,647Bn (Oct 2022)

The Team

Viraj Perera Managing Director

• LLM (Banking & Finance)-University of Buckinghamshire, London. • MBA (Marketing) -University of Buckinghamshire, London. • Post Graduate Diploma - Commercial Law - University of Buckinghamshire, London. • Post Graduate Diploma Marketing • Diploma in Marketing • License Financial Broker by IBSL • Former Director at Seylan Merchant Bank, Financial Brokers (2010 – 2017) • Former General Manager at Capital Alliance Financial Brokers (2007-10) • Former Assistant General Manager at First Capital Financial Brokers. (2004-2007)

Gihan Hemachandra Director

• MBA in Finance - University of Colombo • CIMA, ACMA • Chief Executive Officer – Capital Alliance 2012-18 • Head of Dealing – Ceylico Shriram Securities 2010-12 • Manager Investment – Union Assurance 2002-1

Suhini Fernando Director/ CEO

MBA ( University of Bolton - UK) Suhini Fernando demonstrates over 20-year history of multi-faceted experience in Sri Lankan capital markets, comprising diversified expertise in financial services including, treasury, investment management and capital market strategy. She currently operates as the Director/ Chief Executive Officer of Reliance Capital (Pvt) Ltd. An industry veteran, Suhini Fernando holds key board positions in a number of companies both within and external to Reliance Holdings (Pvt) Ltd.

Sanjeewa Dayarathne Head of Research

• MSc. in Business Analysis -RGU Aberdeen - UK • MSc. in Financial Mathematics -University of Colombo • MBA in Finance -University of Colombo • BSc. in Statistics -University of Colombo • Visiting Lecturer at University of Colombo, J’Pura, IIT

Akila Hewage Head of IT

MSc in Big Data Analytics- RGU - Scotland (reading) Akila Hewage possesses over 12 years of experience in the IT industry with a strong background in UI/UX designing, software development and system management. He is currently heading the mobile application division and also the managing the training and development of Centavo Pvt. Ltd.