Inflation ( CCPI)1.5% (Oct 2023)
GDP-3.1% (2Q 2023)
Unemployment5.2% (2Q 2023)
3M T-Bill Rate15.29%
12M T-Bill Rate12.94%
2Y T-Bond Rate14.45%/ 14.50%
4Y T-Bond Rate14.70% / 14.80%
Reserves $3.56Bn (Oct 2023)
Cum. Trade Deficit $3,307 Mn (Sep 2023 cumulative)
Cum. Fiscal DeficitLKR 1,614 Bn (Sep 2023)

T-bill rate up further at primary auction

Interest RatesMar 16, 2022
T-bill rate up further at primary auction

91Days T-bill rate jumped to 11.35% from 10.29%, while the 182days rate jumped to 11.05% from 10.48% and 364days T-bill rate also up by 11.15% from 10.66% at the primary auction held at PDD today.

Yields are continuously up after CBSL hick the rate by 1%. But investors are demanding for high premium at 364Days and 182Days Bills as CBSL is unsuccessful in attracting realistic bids for those maturities. Meantime overnight negative liquidity has also topped up at LKR 626Bn.


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