Inflation ( CCPI)1.5% (Oct 2023)
GDP-3.1% (2Q 2023)
Unemployment5.2% (2Q 2023)
3M T-Bill Rate15.29%
12M T-Bill Rate12.94%
2Y T-Bond Rate14.45%/ 14.50%
4Y T-Bond Rate14.70% / 14.80%
Reserves $3.56Bn (Oct 2023)
Cum. Trade Deficit $3,307 Mn (Sep 2023 cumulative)
Cum. Fiscal DeficitLKR 1,614 Bn (Sep 2023)

Treasury Bill rate fell by 30 to 48 basis points at primary auction after SRR cut

Interest RatesJun 17, 2020
Treasury Bill rate fell by 30 to 48 basis points at primary auction after SRR cut
CBSL rush to announce massive liquidity injection by reducing SRR to 2% from 4% after facing a heated response from the president about the ineffectiveness of the monetary measurements that have implemented by CBSL so far this year. This action has forced Treasury bill rates to fell significantly, 91 Days by 0.30 to 6.30%, 182 Days by 0.48% to 6.30%, and 364 days by 0.30% to 6.62% at primary auction held today.


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