Money

Real Late

Scripless trading of government bonds is likely to be delayed till October after a delay in pushing through legal changes.The Registered Stock and Securities …

Gilt Strip

The Central Bank will look at the possibility of permitting gilt stripping after the RTGS and scripless securities settlement system is up and running, opening …

New Faces

The Colombo Stock Exchange on Wednesday admitted five new members to trade on its upcoming debt securities board, the DEX.The trading members are: Capital …

Safety Lock

The Colombo Stock Exchange unveiled a range of management strategies to reduce transaction risks on its debt exchange (DEX) including liquidity deposits by …

Debt Call

Housing Development Finance Corp. has teamed up with debt dealer Capital Alliance to take financial instruments to the provinces. rnldblquote Depositors in the …

DEX Next

The Colombo Stock Exchange is going ahead with the launch of its new Debt Trading Board in June with or without access to the primary market for government …

Small Bite

The Colombo Stock Exchange is talking to Central Bank to get access to 5 percent of the primary government securities market.If approved, the move would amount …

Losing Interest

The Central Bank on Friday cut key interest rates by 75 basis points on Friday.The bank lowered the Reverse Repurchase Rate to 10.25%, while the Repurchase …

Lower Lending

The Central Bank on Friday cut its key short-term discount rates by 75 basis points, in line with its policy of lowering rates.The bank lowered the reverse …

Heading Up

Treasury Bill yeilds moved up by 64 basis points at the close of this weeks auction.rnrnrnrnrnrnNew Page 1rnrnrnrnrn rn rn rn rn rn   rn Amount rn Bids rn …

Two on DEXs

Two parties have responded to the Colombo Stock Exchanges call to admit trading members to its new debt trading, the DEX.CSEs Senior Manager Marketing, Rajeeva …

New Innings

Capital Alliance Ltd., the newest entrant to the Primary Dealer fraternity, plans to tap the outstation market to promote government debt.The Central Bank on …

DEX Brokers

The Colombo Stock Exchange on Wednesday sent out calls to admit trading members to trade on its new debt trading system, the DEX.Trading members are second …

Bigger Cushion

Primary Dealers in government debt were asked to raise their capital this month as the Central bank tried to strengthen the dealer network.The new regulations …

Smooth Run

The Central Bank quote s new money market auction started off on Monday, with the bank offering and accepted bids for Rs. 6 bn at 9.26 percent.Earlier, dealers …

Open Sesame

The Central Bank will start open market operations for the money market on Monday. The market friendly move will give the Central Bank a new monetary policy …

Rough Times

The Central Bank has issued a draft guideline to allow primary dealers to transact in derivative instruments.The guidelines include limits for credit risks and …

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