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%
USD/LKR292/293
Reserves $2.75Bn (April 2023)
Cum. Trade Deficit $1,443Mn (April 2023 cumulative)
Cum. Fiscal DeficitLKR 2,300 Bn (Dec 2022)

Sri Lanka stocks surged today after stable interest rates guaranteed by CBSL

Stock MarketOct 14, 2021
Sri Lanka stocks surged today after stable interest rates guaranteed by CBSL
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Sri Lanka kept interest rate unchanged at monetary policy meeting today despite rising commodity prices and continuous pressure on USD/LKR. Index fell in the previous three days by 1.88%, but it surged today by 1.31%. Turnover was only LKR 2.6Bn which is lower than daily average for the month which is LKR 3.5Bn. Market witnessed 140 positive and 42 negative contributors on ASPI index today.

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