Inflation ( CCPI)0.9% (March 2024)
GDP4.5% (4Q 2023)
Unemployment4.3% (4Q 2023)
3M T-Bill Rate9.90%
12M T-Bill Rate10.21%
2Y T-Bond Rate10.85%/ 11.00%
4Y T-Bond Rate12.10% / 12.20%
USD/LKR298/299
Reserves $4.951Bn (March 2024)
Cum. Trade Deficit $860 Mn (Feb 2024 cumulative)
Cum. Fiscal DeficitLKR 2,020 Bn (Nov 2023)

ASPI Index crossed the psychological 8,000 point threshold

Stock MarketJul 19, 2021
ASPI Index crossed the psychological 8,000 point threshold
Sri Lanka stocks ASPI closed 0.70% higher and S&P SL 20 up by 1.71% today while recording highest turnover of LKR 6.2Bn since 30th March this year. Despite positive momentum, foreigners have been net sellers over LKR 1Bn for the second consecutive day, which resulted a total of LKR 7Bn net outflow for this month so far. Interestingly negative contributors were higher than positive contributors today ( 99 vs 84).

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