Sri Lanka’s rupee guidance peg weakens, yields in govt securities down | Sinhala News

Sri lanka News – A guidance peg for interbank transactions announced by Sri Lanka’s central bank fell 17 cents while yields in Sri Lanka Treasury Bills declined and while T-bonds were steady in dull trade on Wednesday after a weekly bill auction, dealers said.

A bond maturing on 01.06.2032 closed at 29.60/30.00 percent steady from 29.55/30.00 percent on Tuesday.

Three months’ bill closed at 29.15/30.25 percent, down from the previous close of 30.00/31.30 percent.

At the bill auction on Wednesday, the debt office sold all offered 80 billion rupees worth of T-bills.

Sri Lanka’s central bank announced a guidance peg for interbank transactions weakened by 17 cents to 362.45 rupees against the US dollar on Wednesday from Tuesday’s 362.28 rupees.

Data showed that commercial banks offered dollars for telegraphic transfers between 369.45 and 370.00 for small transactions.

Banks offered to buy inward remittances at 359.45 -360.00 rupees. (Colombo/Sept14/2022)

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