Sri lanka News – Sri Lanka’s Treasury bills edged down and most T-bonds continued to remain steady on Thursday on moderate trade while the Central Bank guidance peg also remained unchanged, dealers said.
Dealers said the bond maturing on 15.01.2028 was the most liquid and ended at 32.40/65 percent up from 32.30/33.00 percent on Wednesday.
A bond maturing on 01.07.2025 closed at 32.25/30 percent on Thursday, steady from 32.25/75 percent from the previous close.
A bond maturing on 01.07.2032 closed at 30.10/90 percent on Thursday, steady from Wednesday’s close of 30.10/80 percent.
The three-month T-bills closed at 32.75/33.05 percent on Thursday, down from the previous close of 32.80/33.15 percent.
The Central Bank’s guidance peg for interbank transactions remained unchanged at 363.50 rupees against the US dollar.
There has been concern after the outright injection of 130 billion rupees outright to the interbank market.
Commercial banks offered dollars for telegraphic transfers between 372.00 and 372.10 for small transactions, data showed.
Buying rates are between 362.00 – 362.10 rupees. (Colombo/Nov 17/2022)
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