Sri Lanka short-end Treasuries edge up

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Feb 24, 2010 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s three, six and 12 month Treasury bill yields edged up at Wednesday’s auction, the government’s debt office said. This was higher than the 12.5 billion rupees of maturing bills.

The 3-month yield edged up 09 basis points to 8.26 percent, the 6-month yield was up 06 basis points to 9.06 percent and the 12-month yield was up 01 basis point to 9.47 percent.

The debt office which is a unit of the Central Bank said it sold 13.526 billion rupees of bills to real buyers.