Exchange Rates

Indicative Rate of the USD/LKR SPOT Exchange Rate Search (LKR per 1 USD)

Indicative rate of the USD/LKR Spot Exchange Rate is the weighted average rate of all actual USD/LKR Spot transactions executed in the domestic inter-bank foreign exchange market, including the CBSL spot interventions carried out via “Request for Quote (RFQ)” method throughout the previous/latest available business day. The announcement of the Middle Rate of USD/ LKR Spot Exchange Rate and Variation Margin was discontinued effective from 07.03.2023 as per the Operating Instructions issued by the CBSL on 03.03.2023.

Indicative Exchange Rates Search (LKR per 1 world currency unit)

Indicative exchange rates are derived based on world currency rates against the US dollar at the beginning of the business day and the indicative rate of the USD/LKR Spot exchange rate (LKR per 1 USD).

Buying and Selling Exchange Rate (TT) Search

The average buying and selling Telegraphic Transfers (TT) exchange rates are calculated based on the quotes provided at 9.30 AM on daily basis for Telegraphic Transfers (TT) for nine designated foreign currencies by the selected Licensed Banks. (These rates are considered as an average of the daily opening rates provided by Licensed Banks and the market exchange rates may change during the day due to the intra-day movements).


USD/LKR SPOT Indicative Exchange Rate


GBP/LKR Indicative Exchange Rate


EUR/LKR Indicative Exchange Rate


JPY/LKR Indicative Exchange Rate


CNY/LKR Indicative Exchange Rate


AUD/LKR Indicative Exchange Rate

Gold Price (in LKR)

The gold price is derived based on the gold price for one Troy Ounce in US dollar terms at the beginning of the business day and the Indicative rate of the USD/LKR spot exchange rate (LKR per 1 USD).