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%
Reserves $5.6Bn (June 2024)
Cum. Trade Deficit $2,180 Mn (May 2024 cumulative)
Cum. Fiscal DeficitLKR 361Bn (April 2024)

Power crisis further erode the stock market values further - LKR 2.1Tri loss from the peak

Stock MarketMar 31, 2022
Power crisis further erode the stock market values further - LKR 2.1Tri loss from the peak
Colombo stock exchange had to limit the trading hours due to the prevailing power crisis, while index crashed for the second consecutive day by 4.21% (ASPI) and 5.16% (S&P SL 20). Index has fallen by 15.74% for last four days. Interestingly market has experienced LKR 1.4 Bn net foreign inflow in month of March for the first time since 2018.


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