Inflation ( CCPI)35.3% (April 2023)
GDP-12.4% (4Q 2022)
Unemployment4.8% (4Q 2022)
3M T-Bill Rate25.60%
12M T-Bill Rate22.97%
2Y T-Bond Rate29.25%/ 30.00%
4Y T-Bond Rate27.25% / 27.35%
Reserves $2.75Bn (April 2023)
Cum. Trade Deficit $862Mn (March 2023)
Cum. Fiscal DeficitLKR 2,300 Bn (Dec 2022)

Treasury Bill rate jumped while CBSL managed to sell only 70% of offered quantity at the primary auction

Interest RatesDec 29, 2021
Treasury Bill rate jumped while CBSL managed to sell only 70% of offered quantity at the primary auction
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At the last T-bill primary auction for 2021, 91Day bills jumped by 0.45% and 182Days bills also increased to 8.33% (highest in 2021), up by 0.23%. 364Days T-bill too jumped by 0.22% to 8.24% as CBSL was managed to sell only LKR 205Mn of 364Day T-bills where they sold LKR 2.1Bn at last auction. The auction was undersubscribed by 30% first time since mid of October 2021.


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