Inflation ( CCPI)0.9% (May 2024)
GDP5.3% (1Q 2024)
Unemployment4.3% (4Q 2023)
3M T-Bill Rate9.39%
12M T-Bill Rate9.90%
2Y T-Bond Rate10.10%/ 10.20%
4Y T-Bond Rate11.10% / 11.25%
USD/LKR304/305
Reserves $5.4Bn (May 2024)
Cum. Trade Deficit $1,229 Mn (March 2024 cumulative)
Cum. Fiscal DeficitLKR 2,320 Bn (Dec 2023)

ASPI continue to lose on value as well as turnover

Stock MarketMay 30, 2023
ASPI continue to lose on value as well as turnover

ASPI fell by 1.9% for the last two days, while turnover ranged around half a billion. Net foreign holdings also declining once again. The daily average turnover was LKR 700Mn in May, against LKR 1.7 Bn in the first four months of 2023. Uncertainty about DDR and weak economic activities pulling down the market in a raw.

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