Inflation ( CCPI)54.2% (Jan 2023)
GDP-11.8% (3Q 2022)
Unemployment5.0% (3Q 2022)
3M T-Bill Rate29.88%
12M T-Bill Rate27.72%
5Y T-Bond Rate29.00%
10Y T-Bond Rate30%
USD/LKR360/363
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Reserves $2.12Bn (Jan 2023)
Cum. Trade Deficit $5.2Bn (Dec 2022)
Cum. Fiscal DeficitLKR 1,647Bn (Oct 2022)

Public expect the USD/LKR to remain within Rs. 350 to 375 by end of Oct as well

Opinion pollsSep 30, 2022
Public expect the USD/LKR to remain within Rs. 350 to 375 by end of Oct as well
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The month-end regular poll suggests the public expects the USD/LKR to be settling around Rs. 350 to 375. 47% of the surveyed people expect it to remain at that level whereas the previous month it was 43%. Among the financial market participants, this is 53%.

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