ECONOMYNEXT – The Central Bank’s guidance peg for interbank transactions appreciated by eight cents on Wednesday, bond yields were steady but Treasury bill yields went up after the auction, dealers said.
The Central Bank’s guidance peg for interbank transactions was weakened by by eight cents to 363.30 rupees against the US dollar from 363.38 rupees.
Commercial banks offered dollars for telegraphic transfers between 371.90 and 372.00 for small transactions, data showed.
The three month T-bill yield closed at 32.25/33.25 percent, up from 32.00/32.30 percent a day earlier.
A bond maturing on 01.07.2025 closed at 32.00/25 percent, unchanged from the previous close.
A bond maturing on 15.01.2028 ended at 30.95/31.10 percent up from the 30.90/31.10 percent.
A bond maturing on 15.07.2029 ended at 30.90/31.10 percent on Wednesday, steady from 30.90/31.05 percent.
A bond maturing on 01.07.2032 closed at 29.30/30.00 percent, unchanged. (Colombo/ Oct 26/2022)