Money

Full House

The Central Bank says the response was phenomenon, but stopped short from disclosing how much of bids it received. rnrnThe US$ 91.5 mn of the US$ 250 mn issue …

Long Term Dues

Superintendent Public Debt, Dharma Dheerasinghe told Lanka Business Online that the bank hopes to offer around Rs. 1.5 bn at the initial issue. rnrnThe bond is …

Borrowing Spree

A series of Reconstruction bonds are due to hit the market later this year, while the remaining US$ 91.5 mn of the US$ 250 mn development bonds will be issued …

Final Issue

The two-year bond will be linked to the six months London interbank offered rate or LIBOR. rn rnThe government last year said it was raising up to US$ 250 mn …

New Faces

There has been a positive response to Central Bank quote s call to expand the government securities market by issuing new licences.rn rnThe bank quote s …

Moving On

The Central Bank cut its key short-term discount rate by lowering the overnight reverse repurchase rate (reverse repo) by ten basis points to 13.75 percent …

More Cash

The unsecured, subordinated redeemable debenture will carry a five-year tenure and will be quoted on the Colombo Stock Exchange. rnrnThe issue will be doubled …

Easing Ahead

The Central Bank offered and accepted bids for Rs. 6.565 bn despite the auction being oversubscribed with bids for Rs. 12.461 bn. rnrnBids on offer this week …

Building Debt

Construction work on the head office complex is expected to cost the bank around Rs. 4 bn. rnrnThe securatised paper carrying a ten-year tenure, will be …

Easing Up

Money brokers are expecting a benchmark repo interest rate cut towards end April, due to twin effects of the IMF disbursement and improved liquidity in the …

Holding Firm

Three-month notes dropped one basis point to 12.93 percent, six month bills slipped one basis point to 12.97 percent and one year treasuries lost four basis …

Small Solace

ldblquote Both the Government and Central Bank have responded positively to our concerns about the negative effect of Debit Tax dblquote , Primary Dealers …

Looking South

As part of its efforts to deepen the debt market, Ceylinco Shriram Securities Ltd opened its sixth regional office in Matara today. rn rnThe firm is targeting …

Squeezing Out

In a letter to the Central Bank, the Primary Dealers Association says the killer tax of 0.1 percent is threatening money market and gilt-edge securities …

Moving On

The reversal comes after the bank raised the reverse repo rate by 10 basis points on Thursday in line with the bank quote s new policy of making regular …

Act Now

Ajantha Madurapperum also called for proactive measures to prevent a liquidity shortfall in the festive month of April. rnrnThe Central Bank cut its discount …

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