Inflation ( CCPI)1.7% (June 2024)
GDP5.3% (1Q 2024)
Unemployment4.3% (4Q 2023)
3M T-Bill Rate9.55%
12M T-Bill Rate10.07%
2Y T-Bond Rate10.55%/ 10.65%
4Y T-Bond Rate11.80% / 11.85%
USD/LKR303/304
Reserves $5.6Bn (June 2024)
Cum. Trade Deficit $2,180 Mn (May 2024 cumulative)
Cum. Fiscal DeficitLKR 361Bn (April 2024)

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
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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