Inflation ( CCPI)1.5% (April 2024)
GDP4.5% (4Q 2023)
Unemployment4.3% (4Q 2023)
3M T-Bill Rate8.76%
12M T-Bill Rate9.29%
2Y T-Bond Rate10.00%/ 10.05%
4Y T-Bond Rate10.70% / 10.80%
USD/LKR299/300
Reserves $5.438Bn (April 2024)
Cum. Trade Deficit $1,229 Mn (March 2024 cumulative)
Cum. Fiscal DeficitLKR 2,320 Bn (Dec 2023)

Market expects USD/LKR will be in between Rs. 200 to 210 by end of November

Opinion pollsNov 1, 2021
Market expects USD/LKR will be in between Rs. 200 to 210 by end of November
The results of the month-end poll suggest USD/LKR will be in between Rs. 200 to 210 by end of November. But there is a clear sign of two major branches where a set of people CBSL not let the official exchange change from 203 till the end of this year, whereas others believe USD/LKR will jump over Rs 220 based on actual demand and supply, despite moral suasion by CBSL.

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