Sri Lanka makes no change to its short term interest rates

Sri Lankan Police forming a human chain in parliament to protect the Speaker and enable a vote.

The Central Bank kept its key short-term interest rates steady in December, following its monthly monetary policy announcement late Tue. The Central Bank kept its key short-term interest rates steady in December, following its monthly monetary policy announcement late Tue. The overnight repurchase (repo) and reverse repurchase (reverse repo) rates will remain at 7.5 percent and 9.0 percent respectively. The bank last month raised the rates by 0.5 percent in November.