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%
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Reserves $2.12Bn (Jan 2023)
Cum. Trade Deficit $5.2Bn (Dec 2022)
Cum. Fiscal DeficitLKR 1,647Bn (Oct 2022)

Interest rates fell marginally while CBSL success in raising LKR 80Bn at Primary Auction

Interest RatesNov 16, 2022
Interest rates fell marginally while CBSL success in raising LKR 80Bn at Primary Auction
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91Days T-bill rate fell to 33.06% from 33.14%, 182Days fell to 32.51% from 32.53% and 364Days fell to 29.53% from 29.55% at the primary auction while CBSL managed to raise target funds averting further money printing.

Yet CBSL borrowing more on shorter-term eg. 3 months building rolling over risk.


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