Inflation ( CCPI)4.0% (Aug 2023)
GDP-11.5% (1Q 2023)
Unemployment4.8% (4Q 2022)
3M T-Bill Rate18.16%
12M T-Bill Rate13.35%
2Y T-Bond Rate15.0%/ 15.10%
4Y T-Bond Rate14.30% / 14.40%
Reserves $3.60Bn (Aug 2023)
Cum. Trade Deficit $2,623 Mn (July 2023 cumulative)
Cum. Fiscal DeficitLKR 1,243 Bn (June 2023)

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.