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Sri Lanka: CBSL likely to raise key rates again by year-end, but may hold in Oct

  • Current policy rate: SDFR at 5.00%, SLFR at 6.00%

  • Our forecast for next policy meeting (Oct 14): Hold

  • CBSL hiked key rates surprisingly in Aug, inflation surpassed the 4-6% target range, pressure on rupee has been mounting

Sri Lanka: CBSL likely to raise key rates again by year-end, but may hold in Oct
Metodi Tzanov
EmergingMarketWatch
26 August 2021