Sri Lanka treasuries yields up

Jan 06, 2010 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s Treasury bill yields edged up marginally across maturities at Wednesday’s auction, the government’s debt office said. The 3-month yield moved up 04 basis points to 7.77 percent, the 6-month yield also moved up 04 basis points to 8.77 percent and the 12-month yield moved up 02 basis points to 9.35 percent.

The debt office, which is a unit of the Central Bank, said 12 billion rupees of bills were sold and only 10 billion rupees of bills matured this week. The government sold 2.6 billion rupees of 3-month bills, 5.3 billion rupees of 6-month bills and 4.0 billion rupees of 12-month bills.