Inflation ( CCPI)35.3% (April 2023)
GDP-12.4% (4Q 2022)
Unemployment4.8% (4Q 2022)
3M T-Bill Rate25.60%
12M T-Bill Rate22.97%
2Y T-Bond Rate29.25%/ 30.00%
4Y T-Bond Rate27.25% / 27.35%
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T-Bill auction fell short of LKR 20Bn at first attempt to raise LKR 120Bn

Interest RatesApr 11, 2023
T-Bill auction fell short of LKR 20Bn at first attempt to raise LKR 120Bn
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CBSL’s primary T-Bill auction phase-I held today ahead of the new year season. The four-month-long downward trend of the primary auction yields came to an end today as the yield across all the maturities edged up by 0.68% for 91 days and 0.27% for 364Days T-bills respectively.

CBSL targeted to raise LKR 120Bn, but end up raising LKR 100Bn after allowing rates to move up.


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