Weekly Update

Policy Rates

PolicyRate
Standing Deposit Facility Rate (SDFR)9.00%
Standing Lending Facility Rate (SLFR)10.00%
Statutory Reserve Ratio(SRR)2.00%
Bank Rate9.00%
Next Policy Review DateDD-MM

Exchange Rates

TypeRates
Buy308.32
Sell318.23

Inflation

DescriptionRate
Colombo Consumer Price Index6.4%

Other Market Information

DescriptionValue
Overnight LiquidityLKR 18,680 Bn
CBSL HoldingsLKR 2,736 Bn
AWPLR11.8%
Finance Company FD Ceiling Rate14.61%
Official ReservesUSD 4.4 Bn
ASPI10,573.97
Gold PriceUSD/T.Oz 202.80
Crude Oil Price (Brent)USD 81.97

Bond Auction

Auction DateBond TypeYieldOffered(Mn)Bids(Mn)Accepted(Mn)
12-Mar-2411.25%2026 ‘A’11.33%130,000192,949130,000
11.50%2028 ‘B’12.25%110,000255,418110,000
11.25%2031 ‘A’12.42%30,00081,35230,000
13-Feb-2411.25%2026 ‘A’10.81%30,00072,31730,000
11.50%2028 ‘B’11.90%25,00078,65425,000
30-Jan-2411.25%2026 ‘A’13.08%24,000109,54724,000
11.50%2028 ‘B’13.65%16,00068,72816,000
11-Jan-2409.00%2026 ‘A’13.83%45,000107,68045,000
10.75%2028 ‘B’14.21%45,00086,35445,000
11.00%2030 ‘A’14.22%30,00055,31625,979

Bill Auction

Auction DateMaturityYieldOffered(Mn)Bids(Mn)Accepted(Mn)
27-Mar-2410.07%20,00070,24630,358
10.23%30,00070,85442,416
10.28%30,00043,4517,226
20-Mar-2410.23%45,00095,38968,389
10.35%70,00092,33753,336
10.38%40,00050,75018,071
13-Mar-2410.10%50,00081,71451,560
10.21%75,000114,93075,000
10.24%55,00093,24040,740
06-Mar-249.96%40,00078,05864,687
10.08%60,00077,08652,842
10.14%60,00076,08042,471
28-Feb-249.87%35,00070,16127,510
9.95%47,50058,57937,232
10.05%40,00068,11439,568
28-Feb-249.78%30,00085,67853,710
9.86%40,00075,97240,751
10.02%50,00089,2429,350

Interest Rate Movement of Treasury Bills and Bonds