Sri Lanka central bank’s guidance peg strengthens 95 cents; dollar shortage remains  | Sinhala News

Sri lanka News – A guidance peg announced by Sri Lanka’s central bank for interbank transactions strengthened by 95 cents to 360.45 on July 12 from previous day’s 361.35, data showed on Monday.

The commercial banks offered dollars for telegraphic transfers at rates between 368.35 and 370.00 for small transactions on July 12, commercial banks’ data showed.

Banks offered to buy inward remittances at 358.50 -360.00 rupees.

Sri Lanka secondary market rates went up with the Treasuries yields rose across maturities at Tuesday’s auction with the 3-month yield up 403 basis points to 32.11 percent data from the state debt office showed.

A bond maturing on 15.07.09 closed at 30.00/31.00 percent.

The three months bill closed 32.75/33 percent. (Colombo/ July 12/2022)

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