Treasury Bills are a short term investment issued through auctions conducted by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka on behalf of the Government. Treasury Bills are issued at a discount and the face value is paid at maturity with interest paid up-front. Outright purchase and/or sale of Treasury Bills can be purchased by Sri Lankan citizens and Sri Lankan Diaspora living or working overseas along with foreign investors. Treasury bills are a very secure investment as Interest and maturity proceeds are guaranteed by the Government hence your investment is secure as there is zero default risk.
We facilitate the purchase and trade of Sri Lanka Development Bonds.Treasury Bonds are a type of investment instrument issued by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka through primary auctions held throughout the year. These are considered to be medium and long term monetary instruments, of which the maturity period ranges from 2 to 20 years. Interest and maturity proceeds are guaranteed by the Government. No withholding tax will be deducted from the earnings and your investment is secure as there is zero default risk. Foreign citizens, dual citizens, Sri Lankans who are employed abroad or set up off shore businesses, as well as professionals in Sri Lanka or overseas are also entitled to invest in Treasury Bills and Bonds through specially opened bank accounts.
REPOs are when we agree to borrow funds against Treasury Bills or Bonds from a customer for a specified period of time for a mutually agreed rate of interest. The Treasury Bills or Treasury Bonds are assigned to you as collateral for your investment. On maturity of the agreement, the investor benefits by being entitled to the principal plus the interest for the period which could either be reinvested or recalled. This is a risk free investment and you will receive an attractive rate of return. Repos are easy to convert to money even before maturity as in discounting and have the ability to use as collateral.
We provide advice on debt and equity capital markets, restructuring and corporate finance. Established in 2011, the firm aspires to be the preferred financial and strategic advisor to blue-chip corporations, SMEs, government institutions and high-net worth individuals. Sri Lanka Treasury Bills and Bonds attract foreign investors for a number of reasons. Prime among them are the stability of the booming economy of Sri Lanka and the higher interest rates offered on these government debt instruments compared to similar securities from other countries especially US and Europe.
Our Treasury Management Services experts are ready to provide you with contemporary solutions tailor-made for your business, and can provide ongoing support and consultation as your business grows. Treasury Services aims to structurally improve the bottom line of our clients by cutting their costs and by improving their efficiency in finance. We create a competitive advantage for our clients by implementing financial excellence.
The market in which shares are issued and traded, either through exchanges or over-the-counter. Also known as the stock market, it is one of the most vital areas of a market economy because it gives companies access to capital and investors a slice of ownership in a company with the potential to realize gains based on its future performance. We are on a mission to provide first-hand information to those who are willing to invest or trade in Colombo Stock Exchange. We provide educational, research materials from respectable sources to make investment decisions worthwhile. This market can be split into two main sectors: the primary and secondary market. The primary market is where new issues are first offered. Any subsequent trading takes place in the secondary market.
The corporate debt market is the widely-used term in Sri Lanka, for the private sector debt securities market. The corporate debt securities generally include short term debt instruments, such as commercial paper and long-term debt securities such as private sector securities (corporate bonds) with maturity of one year or more. The corporate debt securities can be classified into floating rate and fixed rate instruments, secured or unsecured and public offered or privately placed. A developed private sector debt securities market could provide a stable source of finance when the equity market is volatile and resource requirements of the corporate entities are large.