Inflation ( CCPI)0.9% (May 2024)
GDP5.3% (1Q 2024)
Unemployment4.3% (4Q 2023)
3M T-Bill Rate9.39%
12M T-Bill Rate9.90%
2Y T-Bond Rate10.10%/ 10.20%
4Y T-Bond Rate11.10% / 11.25%
USD/LKR304/305
Reserves $5.4Bn (May 2024)
Cum. Trade Deficit $1,229 Mn (March 2024 cumulative)
Cum. Fiscal DeficitLKR 2,320 Bn (Dec 2023)

Sri Lanka Treasury Bill rates marginally up at weekly primary auction

Interest RatesMar 11, 2020
Sri Lanka Treasury Bill rates marginally up at weekly primary auction
Sri Lanka secondary market yields were under pressure and jumped by 0.20% during volatile market conditions. Funds were rooting back to US looking for a safe haven to avoid uncertainty and risk. The Bank of England has cut UK interest rates from 0.75% to 0.25% at an unscheduled meeting in an emergency move to bolster the economy amid the coronavirus outbreak. Meanwhile, President Trump urged the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates further, as he said the US economy is strong despite fears about the coronavirus outbreak causing a slowdown.

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