Inflation ( CCPI)25.2% (May 2023)
GDP-12.4% (4Q 2022)
Unemployment4.8% (4Q 2022)
3M T-Bill Rate25.65%
12M T-Bill Rate22.91%
2Y T-Bond Rate29.25%/ 30.00%
4Y T-Bond Rate27.25% / 27.35%
Reserves $2.75Bn (April 2023)
Cum. Trade Deficit $1,443Mn (April 2023 cumulative)
Cum. Fiscal DeficitLKR 2,300 Bn (Dec 2022)

Yields at primary auction jumped by 0.50 pct to 0.60 pct but not able fully subscribes the entire auction

Interest RatesAug 25, 2021
Yields at primary auction jumped by 0.50 pct to 0.60 pct but not able fully subscribes the entire auction
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T-bill yields of 91 days, 182days and 364 days increased by 0.54%,0.56% and 0.60% respectively at the first primary auction held after monetary tightening. But the auction was not able to collect targeted amount of money of LKR 56.5Bn , where it managed to attract only LKR 37.2Bn. Interestingly, CBSL has managed to sell only LKR 200Mn of 364Days Tbills.


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