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%
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 rate fell at Primary auction a day ahead of monetary policy meeting

Interest RatesMar 4, 2020
Sri Lanka Treasury Bill rate fell at Primary auction a day ahead of monetary policy meeting
Sri Lanka Short term Treasury Bill rate fell at the primary auction today 91 Days by 0.01%, 182 Days by 0.07% and 364 Days by 0.08%. CBSL cut the benchmarked interest rate at the last monetary policy meeting to boos the underperforming economy. US Fed also cut the interest rate by 0.50% as the Coronavirus threatening to the Global economy. Many market experts believe having a monetary stimulation is essential to fright back the economic slowdown in 2020. Sri Lanka lending rates have fellen down more than 250 basis point since June last year.


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