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)

Sri Lanka equity market's August run continue for the 11th consecutive day

Stock MarketAug 12, 2022
Sri Lanka equity market's August run continue for the 11th consecutive day
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ASPI is up by 3.69% and S&P SL 20 by 4.88% recording the highest turnover of LKR 6.3Bn after 114 days. LIOC.N, HAYL.N, RICH.N, MELS.N and LOLC.N were the top contributors of the day.

Foreigners who were rushed to buy when the index was down are selling down now. They have net sold LKR 857Mn worth of shares in this new run.


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