Money

Stable Mode

The Central Bank on Tuesday opted not to cut its key benchmark interest rates, buoyed by strong economic recovery and an influx of foreign investments.In May, …

New Limits

The Central Bank on Friday revised the limits on the daily foreign exchange net open positions (NOP) of commercial banks starting from September 1. rn rnThe …

Direct Link

The US Treasury has lent an official to give technical expertise to start off the new Public Debt Management Office.The Public Debt Management Office is due to …

Steep Drop

The Central Bank cut its key short-term discount rates by 75 basis points on Friday after its monthly monetary policy meeting on Thursday evening.The overnight …

Still falling

Long term bond yields fell again at this weeks auction, with the Rs 2000 mn issue being oversubscribed around three times.The weighted average ten-year yield …

Real Late

Scripless trading of government bonds is likely to be delayed till October after a delay in pushing through legal changes.The Registered Stock and Securities …

Gilt Strip

The Central Bank will look at the possibility of permitting gilt stripping after the RTGS and scripless securities settlement system is up and running, opening …

New Faces

The Colombo Stock Exchange on Wednesday admitted five new members to trade on its upcoming debt securities board, the DEX.The trading members are: Capital …

Safety Lock

The Colombo Stock Exchange unveiled a range of management strategies to reduce transaction risks on its debt exchange (DEX) including liquidity deposits by …

Debt Call

Housing Development Finance Corp. has teamed up with debt dealer Capital Alliance to take financial instruments to the provinces. rnldblquote Depositors in the …

DEX Next

The Colombo Stock Exchange is going ahead with the launch of its new Debt Trading Board in June with or without access to the primary market for government …

Small Bite

The Colombo Stock Exchange is talking to Central Bank to get access to 5 percent of the primary government securities market.If approved, the move would amount …

Losing Interest

The Central Bank on Friday cut key interest rates by 75 basis points on Friday.The bank lowered the Reverse Repurchase Rate to 10.25%, while the Repurchase …

Lower Lending

The Central Bank on Friday cut its key short-term discount rates by 75 basis points, in line with its policy of lowering rates.The bank lowered the reverse …