Sri Lanka Treasuries yields edge up

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)

Mar 24, 2010 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s 3-month Treasury bill yields moved up 05 basis points to 8.45 percent at Wednesday’s auction, the government’s debt office said. The 6-month yield moved up 05 basis points to 9.19 percent while the 12-month yield stayed flat at 9.47 percent.

The government’s debt office said it sold 5.343 billion rupees of 3-month bills, 4.333 billion rupees of 6-month bills and 858 million rupees of 12-month bills.

The debt office, which is a unit of the Central Bank, said 534 million rupees of new bills were sold and 10 billion rupees of bills were rolled over at this week’s auction.

It received bids worth 18 billion rupees.