Inflation ( CCPI)3.4% (Nov 2023)
GDP-3.1% (2Q 2023)
Unemployment5.2% (2Q 2023)
3M T-Bill Rate14.67%
12M T-Bill Rate12.88%
2Y T-Bond Rate13.95%/ 14.05%
4Y T-Bond Rate14.20% / 14.30%
USD/LKR327/328
Reserves $3.58Bn (Nov 2023)
Cum. Trade Deficit $3,307 Mn (Sep 2023 cumulative)
Cum. Fiscal DeficitLKR 1,614 Bn (Sep 2023)

Three months T-bill rate fell to rectify the yield anomaly at primary market

Interest RatesNov 2, 2021
Three months T-bill rate fell to rectify the yield anomaly at primary market
Three months or 91days T-bill rate fell from 8.43% to 8.18% at primary auction due to strong demand while CBSL managed to raise sizeable money from 182Days bill sale at today's auction compared with previous auctions. But authorities are not happy to pay higher interest rate for 364days T-bills, the subscriptions are still at bare minimum level as market demand higher interest rate for longer tenor T-bills.

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