Inflation ( CCPI)54.2% (Jan 2023)
GDP-11.8% (3Q 2022)
Unemployment5.0% (3Q 2022)
3M T-Bill Rate29.91%
12M T-Bill Rate27.72%
5Y T-Bond Rate29.00%
10Y T-Bond Rate30%
USD/LKR360/363
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Reserves $1.89Bn (Dec 2022)
Cum. Trade Deficit $5.2Bn (Dec 2022)
Cum. Fiscal DeficitLKR 1,647Bn (Oct 2022)

Sri Lanka Stocks end the year with a 30% downturn

Stock MarketDec 30, 2022
Sri Lanka Stocks end the year with a 30% downturn
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Sri Lanka’s main stock index ASPI fell by 30% for the year, while the average daily turnover was LKR 2.9Bn down from LKR 4.9Bn in 2021. But Sri Lanka stocks attracted foreigners as they were net buys of LKR 30.6Bn during 2022 and they were net sellers in 2021 of LKR 52.6Bn.

On average there were 86 positive and 108 negative contributors per trading day throughout 2022.

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