Inflation ( CCPI)25.2% (May 2023)
GDP-12.4% (4Q 2022)
Unemployment4.8% (4Q 2022)
3M T-Bill Rate25.65%
12M T-Bill Rate22.91%
2Y T-Bond Rate29.25%/ 30.00%
4Y T-Bond Rate27.25% / 27.35%
Reserves $2.75Bn (April 2023)
Cum. Trade Deficit $1,443Mn (April 2023 cumulative)
Cum. Fiscal DeficitLKR 2,300 Bn (Dec 2022)

Sri Lanka’s shares edged down for the second consecutive day after the New year festival

Stock MarketApr 18, 2023
Sri Lanka’s shares edged down for the second consecutive day after the New year festival
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ASPI fell by 0.64 percent or 60.37 points to 9,345.53. Market generated a turnover of LKR 1.1 Bn, below the daily average of LKR 1.7 Bn. Despite the main index being down, foreign net investment was positive for both days pushing the YTD figure to LKR 916Mn.

Uncertainty prevails over domestic debt restructuring weights on investor sentiments.


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