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)

CBSL managed to sell only 63% of the targeted T-Bills at the Primary Auction

Interest RatesAug 24, 2022
CBSL managed to sell only 63% of the targeted T-Bills at the Primary Auction
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CBSL offered LKR 90Bn for the T-Bill auction and managed to sell only LKR 56.7Bn while allowing only three months’ T-bill rate to jump to 30.51% from 29.44%. The 182Days Bill rate to 29.51% from 28.96% and 364Days to 29.83% from 29.14%.

CBSL failed to raise the entire liability amount for the Friday settlement as the market maturities were LKR 60.561Bn and raised only LKR 56.7Bn.


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