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%
USD/LKR303/304
Reserves $5.6Bn (June 2024)
Cum. Trade Deficit $1,229 Mn (March 2024 cumulative)
Cum. Fiscal DeficitLKR 361Bn (April 2024)

Public believe CBSL will not change the Key interest rate tomorrow

Opinion pollsMay 18, 2022
Public believe CBSL will not change the Key interest rate tomorrow
The regular interest rate poll illustrates the division of the expectation on the interest rate decision tomorrow by CBSL. 30% of the public believe CBSL will not change its key interest rate tomorrow, while banking professionals expect at least a rate increase of 1% to 2%. Meantime, EPF, the biggest state statutory fund helped CBSL to keep the T-bill rates remain unchanged at today's T-Bill auction.

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