Inflation ( CCPI)1.7% (June 2024)
GDP5.3% (1Q 2024)
Unemployment4.3% (4Q 2023)
3M T-Bill Rate9.91%
12M T-Bill Rate10.21%
2Y T-Bond Rate10.65%/ 10.75%
4Y T-Bond Rate11.80% / 11.85%
Reserves $5.6Bn (June 2024)
Cum. Trade Deficit $1,229 Mn (March 2024 cumulative)
Cum. Fiscal DeficitLKR 361Bn (April 2024)

Majority of the public expect USD / LKR to stabilized around 350 to 375 by end of June

Opinion pollsJun 2, 2022
Majority of the public expect USD / LKR to stabilized around 350 to 375 by end of June
The monthly poll conducted by revealed 38% of the respondents expect the USD/LKR to be stabilized at 350 to 375 and 34% of the public expect it will break 375 by end of June. Interestingly majority expected it to hit above 375 in last month. Almost half of the respondents who are in Finance sector and research expect the LKR would be settle between 350 to 375.


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