Inflation ( CCPI)1.7% (June 2024)
GDP5.3% (1Q 2024)
Unemployment4.3% (4Q 2023)
3M T-Bill Rate9.55%
12M T-Bill Rate10.07%
2Y T-Bond Rate10.55%/ 10.65%
4Y T-Bond Rate11.80% / 11.85%
Reserves $5.6Bn (June 2024)
Cum. Trade Deficit $2,180 Mn (May 2024 cumulative)
Cum. Fiscal DeficitLKR 361Bn (April 2024)

Sri Lanka prints more money as CBSL only managed to sell 33% of the target amount at T-Bill auction

Bank & FinanceJun 25, 2022
Sri Lanka prints more money as CBSL only managed to sell 33% of the target amount at T-Bill auction
CBSL had to print another LKR 43Bn on Friday, the settlement date of the T-Bill maturities as the T-Bill auction was only able to generate little less than 50% of the money that need to repay to domestic investors. CBSL had to settle LKR 64.6Bn to domestic investors and they only managed to sell LKR 30.8Bn worth of T-bills and the balance had to print and settle by the investors.


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