Trading week commences on a dull note

Tuesday, 15 June 2021 01:12 -     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

By Wealth Trust Securities

The secondary bond market commenced the fresh trading week on a dull note as activity remained rather moderate.

Limited trades were witnessed on the maturities of 15.12.22, 2023’s (i.e. 01.09.23 and 15.11.23), 15.01.26 and 01.05.28 at levels of 5.70% to 5.72%, 6.17%, 6.25% to 6.28%, 7.27% to 7.29% and 8.00% respectively.

The total secondary market Treasury bond/bill transacted volume for 11 June was Rs. 84.89 billion.  

In money markets, the net liquidity surplus decreased to Rs. 88.40 billion yesterday with an amount of Rs. 117.19 billion been deposited at Central Banks SDFR of 4.50% against an amount of Rs. 28.78 billion withdrawn from Central Banks SLFR of 5.50%. The weighted average rates on call money and repo were registered at 4.79% and 4.80% respectively.


The Forex market continued to remain inactive yesterday. 

The total USD/LKR traded volume for 11 June was $ 36.00 million.  

(References: Central Bank of Sri Lanka, Bloomberg E-Bond trading platform, Money broking companies)