Inflation ( CCPI)1.7% (June 2024)
GDP5.3% (1Q 2024)
Unemployment4.3% (4Q 2023)
3M T-Bill Rate9.55%
12M T-Bill Rate10.07%
2Y T-Bond Rate10.55%/ 10.65%
4Y T-Bond Rate11.80% / 11.85%
USD/LKR303/304
Reserves $5.6Bn (June 2024)
Cum. Trade Deficit $2,180 Mn (May 2024 cumulative)
Cum. Fiscal DeficitLKR 361Bn (April 2024)

Sri Lanka Rupee fell back to 181.90 / 182.00

Exchange RateFeb 19, 2020
Sri Lanka Rupee fell back to 181.90 / 182.00
Sri Lanka’s rupee closed weaker today trading towards 181.90/182.00 to the USD in the spot market. Sri Lanka LKR depreciated marginally in 2019. CBSL has been the net purchaser of the foreign exchange in 2019, which adds $387 Mn to reserves. But CBSL defends the currency in 2018 by spending $ 1,119 Mn from the reserves.

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