Inflation ( CCPI)6.4% (Jan 2024)
GDP1.6% (3Q 2023)
Unemployment5.2% (2Q 2023)
3M T-Bill Rate9.79%
12M T-Bill Rate10.02%
2Y T-Bond Rate11.05%/ 11.10%
4Y T-Bond Rate12.20% / 12.30%
USD/LKR313/314
Reserves $4.5Bn (Jan 2024)
Cum. Trade Deficit $4,866 Mn (Dec 2023 cumulative)
Cum. Fiscal DeficitLKR 2,020 Bn (Nov 2023)

The yields have fallen dramatically across the Asian Bond markets

Interest RatesOct 25, 2020
The yields have fallen dramatically across the Asian Bond markets
Foreign investors poured over USD 1Bn into Asian government and corporate bonds in Sept, more than doubling their investment in LC debt from the previous month attracted by higher yields. Asian local currency bonds received a combined total inflow of USD 1.26 Bn in September. It was down from one year before of USD 2.13 Bn but up from USD 489 Mn in August, By Reuters

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