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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
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The monthly poll conducted by charts.lk 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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