Inflation ( CCPI)0.9% (May 2024)
GDP5.3% (1Q 2024)
Unemployment4.3% (4Q 2023)
3M T-Bill Rate9.39%
12M T-Bill Rate9.90%
2Y T-Bond Rate10.10%/ 10.20%
4Y T-Bond Rate11.10% / 11.25%
Reserves $5.4Bn (May 2024)
Cum. Trade Deficit $1,229 Mn (March 2024 cumulative)
Cum. Fiscal DeficitLKR 2,320 Bn (Dec 2023)

Stocks fell for the fourth consecutive day but foreigners bought net LKR 607Mn stocks for the week

Stock MarketAug 26, 2022
Stocks fell for the fourth consecutive day but foreigners bought net LKR 607Mn stocks for the week

The ASPI fell by 3.26% in the last four days after the index jumped by 16.39% on previous days in this month. The average daily trading volume was LKR 3.2Bn in this week, lower than the LKR 4.2Bn in the previous week. Foreigners were net buyers of LKR 607Mn this week along.

EXPO.N, HHL.N, and JKH.N contributed positively, while LOLC.N, HAYL.N pulled back the index today. 83 positive and 112 negative contributors were observed at today.


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