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)

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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