Inflation ( CCPI)6.4% (Jan 2024)
GDP1.6% (3Q 2023)
Unemployment5.2% (2Q 2023)
3M T-Bill Rate9.79%
12M T-Bill Rate10.02%
2Y T-Bond Rate11.05%/ 11.10%
4Y T-Bond Rate12.20% / 12.30%
USD/LKR313/314
Reserves $4.5Bn (Jan 2024)
Cum. Trade Deficit $4,866 Mn (Dec 2023 cumulative)
Cum. Fiscal DeficitLKR 2,020 Bn (Nov 2023)

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FeaturedDec 31, 2023

Sri Lanka stocks outperform (33% USD return) emerging market to developed markets in 2023

As per the Tellimer Research calculations, Sri Lanka equities have generated 33% total return in USD term for the 2023. This is better than 25% of the developed markets while, far better than the average return generated by frontier markets (9%).

Despite the on domestic currencies the Pakistan stock (54%) over took the Sri Lanka (25%) stocks, but in terms USD Sri Lanka has over taken Pakistan.

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