Sri Lanka Treasuries slightly down

Apr 23, 2014 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s 3 and 12 month Treasuries edged lower at Wednesday’s auction, with the 6-month yield flat the state debt office said. The 3-month yield fell 03 basis points to 6.58 percent, the 6-month yield was flat at 6.79 percent and the 12-month yield fell 01 basis point to 7.02 percent. The debt office said 500 million rupees in 3-month bills, 2.0 billion in 6-month bills and 12.3 billion in one year bills totaling 14.8 billion rupees were sold after offering 12.0 billion for rollover.