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)

Stocks fell for third consecutive day even after SL posted 1.3 GDP growth in 4Q 2020

Stock MarketMar 17, 2021
Stocks fell for third consecutive day even after SL posted 1.3 GDP growth in 4Q 2020
Despite the economy contracted in 2020 by 3.6%, It recorded a growth of 1.3% in 4Q 2020. But the Stocks fell for the third consecutive day by 1.06%. Still, the index holding above 7,000 after it fell almost 7,000 two weeks before. Turnover fell below LKR 1Bn once again and foreign outfow was LKR 192Mn today.

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