Sri Lanka sells $81.25mn of 2 and 3 year development bonds

Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe arrives with flowers to receive blessings at the Gangaramaya Buddhist Temple, Colombo, Sri Lanka on Wednesday 4 April 2018. On wednesday (4), Wickremesinghe survived a no-confidence motion in the Sri Lankan parliament with a 46 vote majority after a 12-hour debate with 122 MPs voted in his support while 76 MPs voting to remove the prime minister. (Photo by Tharaka Basnayaka/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Apr 28, 2015 (LBO) – The issue of Sri Lanka development bonds amounting to 50 million US dollars have been oversubscribed with 108.25 million US dollars of bids received from investors. The central bank has accepted 30.00 million US dollars of two year bonds at a rate of 6 month US dollars LIBOR plus a weighted average margin of 360 basis points.

The bond auction held on Tuesday accepted 51.25 million US dollars of three year bonds at a rate of 6 month US dollars LIBOR plus a weighted average margin of 377.20 basis points.