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%
Reserves $4.951Bn (March 2024)
Cum. Trade Deficit $860 Mn (Feb 2024 cumulative)
Cum. Fiscal DeficitLKR 2,020 Bn (Nov 2023)

ASPI is still a better bet in the region, but turnover continues to fall

Stock MarketJul 6, 2021
ASPI is still a better bet in the region, but turnover continues to fall
A marginal fall of 0.03% was seen in ASPI, though S&P SL 20 fell significantly by 0.73% today. With only 67 positive contributors but 108 negative contributors, today's session saw a turnover of LKR 1.35Bn which was significantly low compared to the daily turnover of LKR 2.2Bn in June. So far the average turnover of July has been LKR 1.5Bn and the foreign net investment outflow continues with YTD net outflow at LKR 27.1Bn.


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