Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 14 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Sri Lanka's T-bills rates decline, 24 billion rupees reissue oversubscribed three times
Wed, Jan 16, 2013, 02:08 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 16, Colombo: Sri Lanka Central Bank's issue of Rs.24 billion Treasury Bills at the weekly auction on Wednesday for the week ending 16 January, 2013 was oversubscribed three fold with declining rates.

At the weekly primary auction, the re-issue of Rs.24 billion maturing Treasury bills was oversubscribed with bids amounting Rs. 73.978 billion being received, the Central Bank said. The Bank has decided to accept Rs. 34.618 billion from the auction.

Continuing the last week's trend, the one-year Treasury bill rate has declined by 9 basis points to 11.26% this week from the previous week's 11.35%. The Bank has accepted Rs. 29.841 billion on one-year T-bills.

Six month tenor bills rate declined by 23 basis points to 10.58% from last week's 10.81%and the three month tenor bills declined to 9.75%, from last week's 9.88%.

The Bank accepted Rs. 3.721 billion in 6-month and Rs. 1.056 billion in 3-month bills.



ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lanka parliament postpones debate on 19th Amendment to Constitution
-- [31 minutes ago]
Opposition MPs end protest, hand over petition against Bribery Commission DG
-- [52 minutes ago]
Former president's supporters protest near Sri Lankan parliament
-- [1 hour and 5 minutes ago]
Sri Lankan court permits CID to examine bank accounts of former President's Chief of Staff
-- [1 hour and 55 minutes ago]
Tense situation adjourns Sri Lankan parliament
-- [2 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Speaker says Bribery Commission should inform him before summoning MPs
-- [2 hours ago]
Indian fishermen to demand uninterrupted fishing rights in Sri Lankan waters - report
-- [3 hours ago]
Sri Lankan opposition MPs to continue protest until President gives written assurance
-- [3 hours ago]
Sri Lanka's Bank of Ceylon posts record Rs. 20.3 billion profit in bank's history
-- [4 hours ago]
Sri Lanka parliament to begin debate on 19th Amendment to Constitution today
-- [5 hours ago]

Copyright © 2000, 2012 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.