Sri Lanka rupee slips to low of 158.00: Stocks down 0.2-pct

May 03, 2018 (LBO) – The Sri Lanka rupee hit a new low of 157.90/158.00 rupees against the US dollar during morning trade in the spot market.

The rupee closed at 157.75/90 rupees against the US dollar in the spot market, Wednesday.

While in the Colombo Stock Exchange,the All Share Price Index closed was trading at 6,530.77 points, down 12.13 points or 0.19 percent. during mid day trading.