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Tuesday, 02 August 2016 - 12:51
Foreign Investors Buy Strongly Into Sri Lanka Rupee Bonds
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Foreign investors bought 9.4 billion Sri Lankan rupees, in bonds in the week of July 27th, in a 2nd week of strong purchases.

This was after confidence returned in the wake of a successful bond sale and a deal with the International Monetary Fund.

Central bank data showed that the total stock of gilts held by foreign investors rose to 288 billion rupees on July 27th, from 279 billion rupees a week earlier.

In the week of July 20th, foreign investors bought 19 billion rupees of bonds.

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