Inflation ( CCPI)0.9% (March 2024)
GDP4.5% (4Q 2023)
Unemployment4.3% (4Q 2023)
3M T-Bill Rate10.03%
12M T-Bill Rate10.23%
2Y T-Bond Rate10.85%/ 11.00%
4Y T-Bond Rate12.10% / 12.20%
USD/LKR300/301
Reserves $4.951Bn (March 2024)
Cum. Trade Deficit $860 Mn (Feb 2024 cumulative)
Cum. Fiscal DeficitLKR 2,020 Bn (Nov 2023)

Stocks are struggling as uncertainty on DRR continue

Stock MarketMay 16, 2023
Stocks are struggling as uncertainty on DRR continue

ASPI fell by 0.95% whereas more liquid S&P SL 20 fell by 1.04%. Further, the daily turnover still is struggling to perform over LKR 1Bn. The daily turnover is less than LKR 1Bn for the last 13 days. Foreign net inflow is also stagnated at around LKR 15Bn.

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