Inflation ( CCPI)25.2% (May 2023)
GDP-12.4% (4Q 2022)
Unemployment4.8% (4Q 2022)
3M T-Bill Rate25.65%
12M T-Bill Rate22.91%
2Y T-Bond Rate29.25%/ 30.00%
4Y T-Bond Rate27.25% / 27.35%
Reserves $2.75Bn (April 2023)
Cum. Trade Deficit $1,443Mn (April 2023 cumulative)
Cum. Fiscal DeficitLKR 2,300 Bn (Dec 2022)

T-Bill rates fell further in Primary Auction

Interest RatesJun 15, 2022
T-Bill rates fell further in Primary Auction
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The 91Days T-bill rate fell from 21.91% to 20.73%, 192Days rate fell from 22.89% to 21.90% while 364Days bill rate fell from 23.12% to 22.04%. CBSL managed to sell targeted LKR 98Bn T-Bills at the auction. The rates have fallen for the fourth consecutive week as the demand for the longer tenor of T-Bills has held steadily. CBSL has received over LKR 200Bn bids for the primary auction during the last four weeks.


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