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)

Tbill rates were allowed to jumped by 0.09 pct but subscription level still remains below 50 pct

Interest RatesSep 8, 2021
Tbill rates were allowed to jumped by 0.09 pct but subscription level still remains below 50 pct
CBSL allowed the primary auction T-bill rate to increase by 0.09% by elevating the Cap rate. As a result, 91Days and 364Days T-bill rates moved to 6.01% and 6.05% while 182Days bids were rejected. But the auction was subscribed only by 48% where the majority of the bids were accepted in 91Days bills. Inventors are not yet convinced to buy 364Days bills at the prevailing rate.


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