Sri lanka News – Yields in Sri Lanka’s risk free treasury bonds and bills closed lower in moderate trade on Thursday a day after the bill auction, while guidance peg on interbank spot trading remained unchanged, dealers said.
The three month treasury bill yield closed at 26.10/26.40 percent on Thursday, down from 26.30/27.00 percent from the previous day’s close, while one-year treasury bill yield closed at 28.25/28.75 percent, down from the previous close of 28.25/29.00 percent.
A bond maturing on 01.06.25 closed at 27.55/65 percent, edging down from Wednesday’s close of 27.65/75 percent.
A guidance peg announced by Sri Lanka’s central bank for interbank transactions remained unchanged at 360.93 rupees against the US dollar on Thursday.
Commercial banks offered dollars for telegraphic transfers at rates between 357.93 and 370.00 for small transactions on August 4, data showed. (Colombo/ Aug 04/2022)