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)

CBSL sold entire LKR 180Bn T-Bills after T-Bond coupon maturities food the market

Interest RatesAug 2, 2023
CBSL sold entire LKR 180Bn T-Bills after T-Bond coupon maturities food the market

CBSL managed to sell the targeted amount of T-Bills LKR 180Bn at today’s auction while rates marginally fell across all the maturities. A massive amount of bids (LKR 363Bn) have been received for the auction after CBSL refrain from auctioning T-Bonds.

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