July 31, 2012 (LBO) – Sri Lankaâ€™s treasury yields edged-up for six-months notes by two basis points at Tuesday’s auction, while three-month and one-year yields remained flat, central bank figures showed. Three-month notes were steady at 11.35 percent, the 6-month yields rose two-basis points to 12.87 percent and the 12-month yield was flat at 13.15 percent. The central bankâ€™s public debt office said it re-issued 18 billion rupees in bills.
â€œThe auction was oversubscribed with bids amounting to 40.875 billion rupees being received. It was decided to accept 22.207 billion rupees from the auction,â€ the statement said.