Inflation ( CCPI)25.2% (May 2023)
GDP-12.4% (4Q 2022)
Unemployment4.8% (4Q 2022)
3M T-Bill Rate25.65%
12M T-Bill Rate22.91%
2Y T-Bond Rate29.25%/ 30.00%
4Y T-Bond Rate27.25% / 27.35%
Reserves $2.75Bn (April 2023)
Cum. Trade Deficit $1,443Mn (April 2023 cumulative)
Cum. Fiscal DeficitLKR 2,300 Bn (Dec 2022)

Illiquid CLC took Sri Lanka stock index return (YTD) over 50% for 2021

Stock MarketNov 5, 2021
Illiquid CLC took Sri Lanka stock index return (YTD) over 50% for 2021
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Sri Lanka stocks advanced by another 2.11% but more liquid S&P SL20 fell by 0.45%. A healthy turnover of LKR 5.6Bn was witness along with 53 positive and 139 negative contributors. A illiquid Commercial Leasing Company (CLC) that has only floated 0.45% of it's shares was the key positive contributor, where the controlling stake held by LOLC and related parties.


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