CONOMYNEXT – A guidance peg for interbank transactions announced by Sri Lanka’s central bank weakened by 10 cents while Yields in Sri Lanka Treasury Bills rates went down and T- bonds rates remained steady in dull trade on Friday, dealers said.
The kerb rate for the US dollar was 369.00/367.50 rupees, market participants said.
A bond maturing on 01. 06. 2025 closed at 28.00/08 percent steady from 28.00/10 percent at Thursday’s close.
A bond maturing on 15.05.2031 closed 28.30/29.00 percent unchanged from the previous close.
Three months’ bill closed at 30.00/31.30 percent, down from 32.00/33.00 percent at last closing.
Sri Lanka’s central bank announced a guidance peg for interbank transactions weakened by 10 cents to 362.00 rupees against the US dollar on Friday from 361.90 rupees.
Data showed that commercial banks offered dollars for telegraphic transfers between 369.00 and 370.00 for small transactions.
Banks offered to buy inward remittances at 359.00 -359.00 rupees. (Colombo/Sep 09/2022)